Listen to Phoebe Bridgers cover (Sandy) Alex G

Her version of “Powerful Man” features Conor Oberst on harmonica

November 02, 2018
Listen to Phoebe Bridgers cover (Sandy) Alex G Molly Matalon

Phoebe Bridgers recently released the debut boygenius EP alongside Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker but today attention turns back to her solo music. Bridgers has recorded a cover of (Sandy) Alex G's "Powerful Man" for Amazon's Produced By series and she's tagged Conor Oberst, a.k.a. Bright Eyes, in on harmonica duty.

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The original version of the song appears on Rocket, (Sandy) Alex G's 2017 album. Bridgers's gender flipped take on the song brings a new dynamic to its subversion of masculinity and lines like, "I never raised a kid. But I bet I'd do a good job if I did."

Check out the cover below. Phoebe Bridgers's FADER cover story is here.


Listen to Phoebe Bridgers cover (Sandy) Alex G