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Esther Rose Covers Sheryl Crow’s “My Favorite Mistake”: Listen

“My band and I had a lot of fun coming up with our own arrangement…. I changed a couple words to make it a little more hopeful.”

Esther Rose, photo by <a href="http://www.sarrahdanziger.com/">Sarrah Danzinger</a>
Esther Rose, photo by

New Orleans–based singer-songwriter has a cover of ’s 1998 track “.” The track was recorded live to live at New Orleans’ Tigermen Den. Listen to Rose’s rendition below.

“When people ask what kind of music I play I generally tell them ‘country & folk,’ but the truth is my band has a secret genre for my songwriting style which they call ‘’60s/’90s’; this weird blend of late-’60s folk and early-’90s alternative rock,” Rose said in a statement. “‘My Favorite Mistake’ somehow slides right into that comfort zone. My band and I had a lot of fun coming up with our own arrangement; Dan Cutler is playing that iconic guitar riff on upright bass, we slowed down the tempo, and I changed a couple words to make it a little more hopeful.”

Last year, Rose released her sophomore record, , via .