There's nothing quite as awesome as when bands you like like other bands you like, and like them awesomely. Case in point: Sublime's utterly sublime cover of Bad Religion's already fantastic, lo-fi classic "We're Only Gonna Die For Our Own Arrogance."

A simple tune but catchy tune at its core, "We're Only Gonna Die etc etc" still left a lot of room open for Sublime—specifically the golden-throated Bradley Nowell—to have some fun. Despite the fact that the song's little more than a repetition of a chorus, we're still treated to bookends of wonderful ska, with some true-to-the-source punked-out nougat goodness in the center. It's just great.

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Add this one to that pantheon of great covers, and someday I'll be back to talk about Goldfinger's "Rio" with you all. [Spotify, Amazon, iTunes]

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