First is an unlikely cover from The Shins. Released on the Such Great Heights single, "We Will Become Silhouettes," The Shins put an amazing spin on an already great song. Listen for the blues riff in the bridge, it's sick...
The Postal Service - "We Will Become Silhouettes"
The Shins - "We Will Become Silhouettes"
Next up is a song from their last album, Plans, called "Soul Meets Body." Someone brought this to my attention from a girl from Waukesha, Wisconsin. She covers Ben Gibbard so beautifully, sometimes I prefer this one to the original.
Death Cab For Cutie - "Soul Meets Body"
Rose Polenzani - "Soul Meets Body"
Last, but definitely not least, is one of my favorite covers of all, and it's from my good friend David Nyman. He sent me this cover of Transatlanticism at about four in the morning and, even when sleep-deprived, Nyman made this song his own. Brilliant.
Death Cab For Cutie - "Transatlanticism"
David Nyman - "Transatlanticism"
***Also: Here is a video of David Nyman getting hit in the balls