Listen to Sondre Lerche’s Kicked-Up Cover of ‘Hotline Bling’
You got exactly what you asked for
All we want for Christmas is… more “Hotline Bling” covers (and variations)? Sure, why not; besides, Sondre Lerche always covers songs for the holidays, as Stereogum points out. The Norwegian singer-songwriter really ramps up his sparkling version of SPIN’s Artist of the Year’s fast lane to even more meme-ification, ticking up its pulse a notch with arcade-game ping-pongs and his own hiccuping, breathy falsetto. Listen here.