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On For Tonight: Listen to Lowell’s PVRIS absolutely slay a cover of Sia’s ‘Chandelier’

 
 

Some songs are easy to cover and reinterpret. Other songs are pretty much impossible when it comes to topping the original. When it dropped last year, Sia’s “Chandelier” felt like one of those pop anthems a few bands would try to cover, only to fail to capture the raw energy and emotion so effortlessly conveyed by the award-winning Australian songwriter and singer.

And then we heard PVRIS‘ take on it.

Recorded for an extension of Fearless Records’ Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6 compilation, the Lowell-born trio take “Chandelier” to new heights — which is pretty impressive — and vocalist Lynn Gunn owns the song in a way that should make Sia proud. The song is officially out tomorrow via iTunes, the day PVRIS plays in Mesa, Arizona, as part of their lengthy trek on the Vans Warped Tour.

The party comes to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield on July 14, and you can expect PVRIS to be swinging from the chandeliers of Interstate 95 to help mark the hometown gig.

Listen to “Chandelier” below.

And hold on.


PVRIS Tour Dates:
Jun 23 Quail Run Park Mesa, AZ
Jun 24 Isleta Amphitheater Albuquerque, NM
Jun 25 Remington Park Oklahoma City, OK
Jun 26 NRG Park Main St Yellow Lot Houston, TX
Jun 27 Gexa Energy Pavilion Dallas, TX
Jun 28 AT&T Center San Antonio, TX
Jul 01 Tennessee State Fairgrounds Nashville, TN
Jul 02 Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood Atlanta, GA
Jul 03 Vinoy Park St Petersburg, FL
Jul 04 Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the S. Fla Fairgrounds fka Cruzan Amph West Palm Beach, FL
Jul 05 Tinker Field Orlando, FL
Jul 06 Morocco Shrine Auditorium And Grounds Jacksonville, FL
Jul 07 PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte, NC
Jul 08 Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA
Jul 09 First Niagara Pavilion Burgettstown, PA
Jul 10 Susquehanna Bank Center Camden, NJ
Jul 11 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY
Jul 12 Xfinity Theatre Hartford, CT
Jul 14 Xfinity Center Mansfield, MA
Jul 15 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center Darien Center, NY
Jul 16 Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH
Jul 17 The Flats At Molson Canadian Amphitheatre Toronto, Canada
Jul 18 Merriweather Post Pavilion Columbia, MD
Jul 19 PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJ
Jul 21 The Pavilion at Montage Mountain Scranton, PA
Jul 23 Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Jul 24 The Palace Of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI
Jul 25 First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre Tinley Park, IL
Jul 26 Canterbury Park Shakopee, MN
Jul 27 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Maryland Heights, MO
Jul 28 Henry Maier Festival Park Milwaukee, WI
Jul 29 Klipsch Music Center Noblesville, IN
Jul 30 Cricket Wireless Amphitheater Bonner Springs, KS
Aug 01 Utah State Fairpark Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 02 Pepsi Center Denver, CO
Aug 05 Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot San Diego, CA
Aug 07 Portland Expo Center Portland, OR
Aug 08 White River Amphitheatre Auburn, WA
Aug 29 Reading Festival Reading, United Kingdom
Aug 30 Leeds Festival Leeds, United Kingdom
Sep 18 The Met-LIC AA Fortitude Valley Qld, Australia
Sep 19 Metro Theatre Sydney Nsw, Australia
Sep 20 Billboard/170 Russell 18+ Melbourne, Australia
Sep 21 Billboard/170 Russell U18 Melbourne, Australia