|Under the Covers, Vol. 2|
|Studio album by|
|Released||July 21, 2009|
|Recorded||Lolina Green (Matthew Sweet's home studio)|
|Producer||Matthew Sweet, Susanna Hoffs|
|Matthew Sweet chronology|
|Susanna Hoffs chronology|
Under the Covers, Vol. 2 is the second collaboration between alternative rock artist Matthew Sweet and Bangles singer/guitarist Susanna Hoffs. Released by Shout! Factory on July 21, 2009, it contains 16 cover versions of songs from the 1970s.
|1.||"Sugar Magnolia"||Grateful Dead||3:32|
|2.||"Go All the Way"||Raspberries||3:33|
|3.||"Second Hand News"||Fleetwood Mac||3:13|
|4.||"Bell Bottom Blues"||Derek and the Dominos||5:02|
|5.||"All the Young Dudes"||Mott the Hoople||3:52|
|6.||"You're So Vain"||Carly Simon||4:22|
|7.||"Here Comes My Girl"||Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers||4:22|
|8.||"I've Seen All Good People"||Yes||7:29|
|9.||"Hello It's Me"||Todd Rundgren||3:51|
|11.||"Back of a Car"||Big Star||2:32|
|12.||"Couldn't I Just Tell You"||Todd Rundgren||3:27|
|13.||"Gimme Some Truth"||John Lennon||3:27|
|14.||"Maggie May"||Rod Stewart||5:32|
|15.||"Everything I Own"||Bread||3:09|
|16.||"Beware of Darkness"||George Harrison||3:38|
The Deluxe Edition contains another ten tracks:
|3.||"I Wanna Be Sedated"||Ramones||2:10|
|5.||"You Say You Don't Love Me"||Buzzcocks||2:55|
|6.||"(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding"||Brinsley Schwarz||3:57|
|7.||"You Can Close Your Eyes"||James Taylor||2:34|
|8.||"Melissa"||The Allman Brothers Band||4:14|
|10.||"A Song For You"||Gram Parsons||2:59|
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