ROCK Sex is squinting in a poncho with this song.
The Yardbirds did this hard-hitting classic, "Evil Hearted You", with its echoes of Italian Western themes in the jarring chords, anthemic chorals, and the almost flamenco blues of Jeff Beck's solo:
THE YARDBIRDS -"Evil Hearted You" (1965)
Pixies extended that cinematic connection by singing it in Spanish. Black Francis had to hustle extra hard to come up with a translation that pleased the song's original composer, Graham Gouldman (of 10CC), who spoke it fluently:
PIXIES -"Evil Hearted You" (1991)
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