He's the young lad from Hartlepool - a small town in the North East of England - who has just released his incredible debut 4 track EP Memory. Andrew Smith draws comparison to some of today's best Lo-Fi artists including Big Star and Bonny Doon. But in this, the first of a series of new cover features exclusive to Third Outing, we've challenged Smith to go head to head against one of music's greatest song writers of all time - Brian Eno. How does he level up - you decide?
We gave Smith 3 choices:
Read why Smith chooses Eno followed by his Third Outing exclusive cover of Eno's Baby's On Fire below:
I went with the Eno song because I thought it had a great melody. I think the centerpiece of the original is that really long Robert Fripp solo, but the vocal melody really appealed to me, and so I wanted to frame the song around that instead.