Take Cover: Rihanna's 'Diamonds'

Rolling Stone's Jenny Eliscu grades the YouTube stars covering the hit song

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Crash Boom Bang

Just when I was hoping to find a version of the song that wasn't another young female singer mimicking Rihanna's every inflection, I came across Washington, D.C. alt-pop wannabes Crash Boom Bang – a couple of bros wearing sunglasses inside, performing a wonky rendition of "Diamonds" that makes it sound like a Crazy Town b-side. [sad trumpet]

Performance: C

Presentation: C-

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