Black Country, New Road Cover MGMT's "Time to Pretend"

BY Allie GregoryPublished Feb 8, 2021

Last week, Black Country, New Road released their incredible debut album For the first time, but today they are shining a light on a new cover of an early-aughts classic.

Taking on MGMT's 2007 era-defining "Time to Pretend," the seven-piece band have delivered a chaotic, emotional rendition of the Oracular Spectacular single, offering up nearly six minutes of wind, strings and beats.

Filmed in a socially distanced setting, their studio performance is paradoxically intimate and sprawling. Check it out for yourself below.

Latest Coverage