The Alphabetical Archive for 30 July 2012: Pigeonhed

Alt-rock fans probably know “Battle Flag” by the LoFidelity Allstars from their 1998 album, How to Operate with a Blown Mind.  But I’ll bet that most people who love this song don’t realize that it’s actually a cover. (Well, more correctly, it’s a remix but nevermind.)

The original came from Pigeonhed (who, unlike the British LFA are very American).  I present both versions for comparison.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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.

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