A New Version of “The Spirit of Radio” by Kobra and the Lotus

About time a band with a female frontperson covered this song. I mean, who else has Geddy Lee’s range? This is from Kobra and The Lotus‘ upcoming EP Words of the Prophets which is coming August 28. It also features covers of Triumph (“Lay It on the Line”), April Wine (“Sign of the Gypsy Queen”), Allanah Myles (“Black Velvet”) and BTO “(Let It Ride”).

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “A New Version of “The Spirit of Radio” by Kobra and the Lotus

  • August 14, 2015 at 8:48 am

    It makes me nervous when bands cover songs written and played by very talented musicians. Some seriously big shoes to fill. It can go one of two ways, and I think KATL pulled it off. Nice to have a female keep up with Geddy Lee’s vocals.


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