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Live: Birdy covers Avicii’s Wake Me Up on Alt Nation

January 29, 2014

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British indie-pop sensation Birdy might be best known for her chart-topping rendition of Bon Iver’s Skinny Love, but the 17-year-old piano prodigy apparently has a few more covers up her sleeve — most notably Avicii’s Wake Me Up.

Stopping by Alt Nation to perform a stripped-down rendition of the Swedish house producer’s ubiquitous track, Birdy swapped Avicii’s pulsing beats and country twang for gentle piano chords and rich, feminine vocals. Honestly? It sounds like a totally different song. Check it out for yourself below:

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