The Kills paid their tribute to American rapper, musician and actor covering his afro-punk hymn List of Demands. It is not easy to cover a song that is some kind of a protest song filled with anger and where the statements shouted out loud. And they did it well in their own way tearing the roughness of the original in a sexily slow motion. Jamie Hince said about this song: List of Demands” was so impactful to us-it was the kind of song that would come on backstage and everyone would stop what they were doing and stand up.The more I found myself listening to the lyrics, the more I heard in them, and found myself singing along with goose bumps. The brilliant thing about it is that it speaks to so many different ideas-a true underground thing like the best Iggy Pop songs.
And this is the original: