Hear 'Stranger Things' Star Sing Mac DeMarco's 'Salad Days'

Finn Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeler on Netflix series, sings indie rock cover on Twitter

'Stranger Things' star Finn Wolfhard covered Mac DeMarco's "Salad Days" in a Twitter post. Credit: Curtis Baker/Netflix

Finn Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeler on the Netflix smash Stranger Things, continues to demonstrate his well-rounded taste in rock music. Two months after sharing an unplugged electric guitar cover of Nirvana's "Lithium," the 13-year-old posted a brief cover of fellow Canadian Mac DeMarco's dreamy "Salad Days" on Twitter Thursday night.

"Playing a little Mac Demarco before bed. Night twitter!" Wolfhard wrote, linking a 28-second recording. "As I'm getting older, chip up on my shoulder/ Rolling through life, to roll over and die," the actor croons in the clip, followed by a round of blissful "la-la-la"s.

In September, Wolfhard hyped punk band PUP after they won the Polaris Music Prize for their second LP, 2016's The Dream Is Over. "First off, they are so … committed to them being Canadian,” he said in a video ahead of the awards ceremony. "A lot of the songs are about Canada. If you don't like Canada, then I don't know." (Wolfhard previously appeared in the band's 2014 video for "Guilt Trip.")

In a Vulture interview, the actor praised bands who were popular in the Eighties, including Tears for Fears, the Clash and A-ha. "My dad and my mom used to play that kind of music in the car when I was a baby," he said. "And then my mom introduced me to the Beatles, and I got obsessed with the Beatles, and then I just went from there. I would also search the web: You know how one video leads to another leads to another? It was kind of like that, but with songs. A Beatles song led to a Led Zeppelin song, and then a Led Zeppelin song led to the Rolling Stones."

In August, Stranger Things was renewed for a second season, slated to premiere in 2017. In the meantime, Wolfhard has signed on to the big-screen remake of Stephen King's It, playing Richie "Trashmouth" Tozier.