I Am A Camera are one pairing that deliver time and time again, the cool in contemporary synth pop making and it’s been a while since Ian and Francesca gave us the artily 80’s captured & the brilliant Studio 54 inspired “Factory Boys”. This is because currently the duo are bunkered down in the studio completing their debut album,
To fill in the void between releases I Am A Camera, explore and re-invent with a saturnine excellent cover effort of the Pet Shop Boys “Rent”.
The duo breathe an intricate industrial moodiness into their striking cover, with such a stylish finesse that they almost wipe all memory of PSB out of the equation and own it themselves.
If you are going to attempt a cover then take note from I Am A Camera, this is the benchmark of how to do it well.