She Wants Revenge Rolls In Adele's "Deep"

She Wants Revenge at Billboard Studios.

SoCal electronic/alt-rock duo She Wants Revenge takes Brit soul belter Adele's chart topper "Rolling In The Deep" in a decidedly western direction in this week's Mashup Mondays installment.

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She Wants Revenge at Billboard

"When we really broke it down and said 'what should we do?', it seemed like Adele was the biggest reach," She Wants Revenge singer/multi-instrumentalist Justin Warfield says of the duo's ambitious decision to cover Adele's hit. "Nobody can sing like her and it was so intimidating, I was like, 'Ok, let's do that one!"

In order to put its own stamp on Adele's mid-tempo heartbreaker, which peaked at No. 1 on the Hot 100 and has spent all summer in the top 10, She Wants Revenge got out the acoustic guitars and added handclaps for a somewhat western rock feel.

The twosome, which is rounded out by bassist/multi-instrumentalist Adam Bravin, is modest about its own abilities ("I think were Adele to cover a She Wants Revenge song she would find it incredibly limiting," laughs Warfield); but that's misleading. In the six years since forming, SWR has seen its self-titled debut climb to No. 3 on the Dance/Electronic Albums chart, toured with Depeche Mode, and launched all three of its records onto the Billboard 200 -- including its new one, "Valleyheart," which hit stores in May. Check out SWR performing its own current song, "Tear You Apart," in the video player below.

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She Wants Revenge performs "Tear You Apart" live at's studios.

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