Take Cover: Maroon 5's 'Payphone' feat. Wiz Khalifa

Rolling Stone's Jenny Eliscu grades the YouTube stars covering today's hot songs

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Banda Supertoy

YouTube Channel: Banda Supertoy

The Brazilian punk pop band emos up "Payphone" and it mostly works – the crunchy guitar part and heavier rock beat balance the singer's shaky falsetto and fringe. They seem to be playing along with pre-recorded audio, which feels especially goofy when the clip cuts to the bassist looking awkwardly into the camera from his perch on a couch the band appears to have inherited from one of their grandmas.

Presentation: B-

Performance: B

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