Atoms For Peace Cover Marvin Gaye

'Got To Give It Up' gets re-worked...
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Atoms For Peace breezed through a version of Marvin Gaye's 'Got To Give It Up' earlier this week - watch it below.

Strangely, the summer has been dominated by the shadow of just one song. Sure, 'Get Lucky' and 'Blurred Lines' have both dominated radio play, but those hit singles owe a debt to a true soul classic.

Recorded in the sweltering heat of 1977's record breaking summer, 'Got To Give It Up' found Marvin Gaye on imperious form. With that shuffling rhythm, seductive bass and the Motown icon's unmistakeable voice, it remains a floor-filler despite the tug of subsequent decades.

Atoms For Peace are clearly fans, and decided to cover the song during a performance in Mexico City. During the second encore of their performance on October 9th, the band played 'Got To Give It Up' - sure, Thom Yorke's voice is a completely different beast to that of Marvin Gaye, but it's an accomplished, faithful cover.

Watch it below. (via The King Of Limbs Part Two)

Clash caught Atoms For Peace at the Roundhouse in London earlier this year - check out a full gallery of live photography HERE.

Photo Credit: Richard Gray

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