So apparently The O.C. is having trouble in the ratings department yet again, and they've launched an online campaign to save the show. But you know, if this compilation can't save the show, then nothing can. The O.C. Mix 6: Covering Our Tracks is a veritable MP3 blogger's dream, featuring hawt indie bands covering hawt indie songs from other hawt indie bands. A lot of the renditions seem cooler on paper than they actually sound in practice, but it's hard to resist checking out some of these tracks. Rock Kills Kid covering Spoon? Lady Sovereign covering The Sex Pistols? Mates of State covering Phantom Planet (The O.C. theme song)?
I have to admit, I've never really had a problem with the use of trendy music on The O.C... it's certainly not as distracting as it is on a show like Grey's Anatomy. But if anyone else has caught re-runs of Beverly Hills 90210 on TVTropolis lately, you'll realize just how uncool it's going to seem in 10 or 15 years. I guess what I'm saying is, enjoy these songs now, before the novelty wears off!
» Bonus Track: Lady Sovereign - Pretty Vacant
» Bonus Track: Pinback - Wasted
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