Track Of The Day: PELA – ‘Here’s Where The Story Ends’

A charming cover of The Sundays’ 1990 single ‘Here’s Where The Story Ends’, Brighton-based duo PELA have shared their version of the alt-rock band’s famous hit. PELA decided to record the cover to share with listeners as a “little souvenir of a terrible year,” a sentiment which resonates deeper as we approach the end of 2020.

Formed of Hannah Coombes and Olly Shelton, PELA are inspired by the sun-soaked sounds of The Japanese House, HAIM and Jessie Ware. The duo have worked their dream-pop magic on The Sundays’ classic track with “a wash of vocoder, ad-lib imprints mixed with deep Moog bass lines and pads add to the modern indie interpretation of this irreverent hyper melodic song.” The result is a beautiful rendition full of Coombes gentle vocals and Shelton’s tentative beats.

Listen to PELA’s version of ‘Here’s Where The Story Ends’ below.

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Photo: Chloe Hashemi

Kate Crudgington
@KCBobCut

Get In Her Ears w/ PELA 03.09.20

Tash and Kate were raging and raving in the Hoxton Radio studio this week, playing tunes by some of the female artists they believe should have made the cut for the Reading & Leeds Festival 2021 lineup (six headliners, all of them male…JOKERS.) They also caught up with Hannah from London/Brighton duo PELA to talk about the singles the band released during lockdown, and how much they collectively love Arlo Parks.

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Tracklist
Wolf Alice – Yuk Foo
Chelsea Wolfe – Deranged For Rock & Roll
Chartreuse – Enemy’s Belly
BE – Oh Helen
Vanessa Richardson – Spider
FKA Twigs – Sad Day
CATBEAR – Girl Crush
Silly Boy Blue – Hi It’s Me Again
Billie Eilish – all the good girls go to hell
Verity Holloway – Spill My Guts
LADA – Suicide
Eimie – Not Enough
Nova Twins – Vortex
Lizzy Waps – Thanos
Lizzo – Good As Hell
PELA – South Of
Tolu Makay – Don’t Let Go
Girlhood – Queendom
Nina Cobham – Solar (remix ft. BiPolar Sunshine)
Wife Patrol – Let’s Hang Out
Daniela Andrade – Puddles
Hanya – Texas
I See Rivers – Dying Moon
BAXTR – Feathers
Mawpit – Eat A Corpse
HAIM – My Song 5
Beyonce – Who Run The World (Girls)