Folk cover of Outkast's "Hey Ya"Folk cover of Outkast's "Hey Ya"

Mat Weddle, singer and guitarist for Phoenix's Obadiah Parker, does an excellent folky cover of Outkast's "Hey Ya."

Five stars/5 Stars


Taylor (10:11 AM on 08.23.06)

I saw this on popular delicious the other day. I decided that I didn't like it. It's only cool because its an acoustic version of a hip-pop song. It could be any song and any singer, really.

But now there's a good idea for getting attention for up and coming singer/songwriters. Do an acoustic cover of In Da Club or It's Gettin Hot In Derrr.

Edward O'Connor (11:06 AM on 08.23.06)


Ryan (08:28 PM on 08.27.06)

I've come to the conclusion that when a singer/songwriter can take a popular like that and prove that there are really meaningful lyrics behind the beats, it's fucking awesome. Some people can't get past it being a rap or hip-hop song, but some people DO get it. And, seriously, everyone in the damn world has done covers. That was a damn good rendition.

Taylor (10:27 AM on 08.28.06)

You got me all wrong. The original version of Hey Ya is incredible, so i DO get it.

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