Teen Daze
“Ice on the Windowsill”

by Jim Di Gioia

June 27, 2017

Teen Daze

Sharalee Prang

“We have all been fans of Teen Daze since his Four More Years EP in 2010,” says Pick a Piper’s Brad Weber about his band’s choice of cover song for DOMINIONATED IV. “We chose ‘Ice On The Windowsill’ [from 2013’s Glacier LP] because it’s a really beautiful song that brings on a variety of emotions with each listen. We were curious [about] how we could interpret it in a way that would stay true to the original, whilst giving it a little dose of Pick a Piper.”

Weber says the end result is “…a slightly chillier and dancier version” of Teen Daze’s original. “In some ways [Pick a Piper’s version is] rougher around the edges and in others, crisper that the original.” Ultimately, though, Weber hopes Pick a Piper’s take on “Ice On The Windowsill” respects Teen Daze’s original, and communicates the fun the band had while recording it.

Pick a Piper‘s version of Teen Daze’s “Ice on the Windowsill” will be available as a free download on June 30, 2017, as part of DOMINIONATED IV, our fourth compendium of Canadian songs covered by Canadian artists.

Jim Di Gioia

Jim founded the music blog Quick Before It Melts in 2006 and was its principal writer until 2016, when its decade-long run ended 10 years to the day it started. DOMINIONATED is its spiritual successor. Jim currently serves as a Polaris Music Prize jurist and Prism Prize jurist.
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