Collaborating on fun covers is nothing new for country super-duo Sugarland: Earlier this year, the pair did a delightful version of Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” with tourmates Little Big Town.
And just recently, they struck again, this time taking on Dexy’s Midnight Runners’ ’80s classic “Come On Eileen” with fellow touring singer Sara Bareilles while at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.
How’d “Eileen” turn out with a country twist? Well, let’s just say that few things are as bouyantly fun as what transpired between Sugarland and Sara. I especially love it at about 2:15, when Jennifer and Sara start the slow breakdown of the song. Watch the video here:
Did you enjoy it as much as I did? What else would you like to see Sugarland cover?
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