For alt rock newcomers DMA’s, the last few weeks have been a whirlwind of glowing press. The CoSigned Aussies released their full-length debut, Hills End, to much acclaim last month, which they then supported with their rollicking US television debut on Colbert.
Now, DMA’s are back with what will undoubtedly be hailed as yet another successful entry in their young career: a splendid cover of “Beautiful Stranger”, Madonna’s contribution to the Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me soundtrack. Here, the three-piece from down under find common ground with the Material Girl, easily tweaking the swirling, retro number into a psychedelic, arena-ready anthem.
Stream it below.
Here’s the original for comparison: