Contact Us

Belle & Sebastian Cover ‘Don’t Stop Believin’,’ Best Use of Song Since ‘Sopranos’

You may hold a grudge against all the tired karaoke-singer and cover-band renditions and the college house parties that dug Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ an early grave. But when you hear — and see the accompanying slideshow by — Glaswegian twee-pop greats Belle & Sebastian‘s version, you’ll discover a newfound appreciation for the rock classic.

The stripped-down performance is full of joy and big smiles, as Stuart Murdoch and company recently performed the Journey classic for patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The performance was part of Belle & Sebastian’s work with the nonprofit Songs for Kids Organization.

While the Scottish indie-poppers jammed out on acoustic guitars and flutes, they received some extra help from the kids, who banged away on the drums and shook tambourines.

Check out the sweet performance in the clip above — you’ll smile, sing along and maybe even forgive all those other sorry excuses for Journey covers.

Next: A Look Back on Belle & Sebastian's Best Album

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://diffuser.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!