Kid Space: Here’s Stephen Malkmus covering Taylor Swift for a bunch of small children


Covering Taylor Swift is so hot right now. Earlier this month Charli XCX “punked” up mega-hit “Shake It Off” for the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge series, and last month in Portland, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks tried their hand at “Blank Space”.

The cover went down at You Who, an Oregon-based variety show for kids. Reads the description: “At the request of his daughter, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks plays Taylor Swift’s hit ‘Blank Space’ at the Crystal Ballroom as part of a YOU WHO Family Rock Show on January 11, 2015.”

That little girl right in front knows the song right away. Good on her.


Watch the whole thing below, and next week we’ll be sure to bring you whomever takes a shot at “Welcome To New York.” Hopefully it’s the Strokes.