There’s something about oldies music that has such a wholesome tone to it. There weren’t any computers around to help create sound back then, it was just you and you’re instrument ready to play. Now those oldies songs and bands have inspired today’s music artists to bring raw lyrics and sound back.
Bringing The Oldies Back
It’s no surprise that all music is derived from the past, without it we wouldn’t have the music we have today. The Running Mates is a husband and wife duo named Spencer and Julie Broschard. The two met at Berklee College Of Music in Boston and have had a brilliant connection ever since.
A Perfect Pair
Something that this dynamic duo has in common is there immense love for the classics. Everything from Fleetwood Mac to Pink Floyd, and plenty more in between. The Running Mates really have a knack for performing covers of these beloved songs and as soon as you watch this video you’ll know for yourself.
Oldies But Goodies
In this talent-filled video, The Running Mates did a cover of the legendary song ‘Mrs. Robinson’ by Simon and Garfunkel. The classic song debuted in the 1967 film ‘The Graduate’ and was released on Simon and Garfunkel’s album ‘Bookends’ in 1968. In 1969 the song ‘Mrs. Robinson’ was the first rock song to win a Grammy for Record Of The Year.
The award-winning song continues to capture the hearts of anyone who listens. The Running Mates sing an incredible rendition of the classic song and it might even make your heart melt. The talented couple displays their remarkable sound, doing the song plenty of justice.
It’s rare to find a pair that matches each other’s pitch so well and there’s no doubt that Spencer and Julie are a match made in heaven! They know exactly how to play with each other’s unique voices which definitely pays off. The Running Mates perform such a spunky and refreshing cover of a classic we all know and love, Simon and Garfunkel would even be proud of this duo’s amazing talents.
It’s no easy feat to do covers of such popular hits but this duo knows how to put their own special flare while also honoring the original artist’s style.
The Running Mates have over 114 thousand subscribers on YouTube and viewers everywhere adore their charming voices.
Lars Wolf on YouTube commented,
“You are a dream come true. This is truly awesome. I love this chemistry and your sound is outstanding. All love.”
Bassman on YouTube also wrote,
“Nice job ! Great vocals and clean guitar playing ! I enjoyed it so much I took my bass out to play along !”
A Brilliant Rendition
The Running Mates sparkling skills are sure to have you clicking other cover songs they’ve done. You really won’t want to miss their incredible performances. The oldies but goodies will always hold a special place in our hearts and this duo knows how to bring the magic of the classics back to life! Way to go Running Mates!
Watch the full video below and be ready to tap a foot or two.
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