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Kevin Bacon And His Brother Michael Covered A Pat Benatar Classic—And It’s Pure Gold!

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Kevin and Michael Bacon put their own spin on an old hit, and fans are loving it.

On April 9th, The Bacon Brothers released their 13th studio album, Ballad of the Brothers, which includes an eclectic mix of their favorite styles, alternative rock, Motown, soul, and folk music, according to their website.

Last week, the duo dropped a music video for their cover of We Belong, which appears on the recent record. The single was originally released by Pat Benatar in 1984 and included a strong backtrack and a classic 80s feel. Kevin and Michael toned it down and recorded their version using only their voices and an acoustic guitar.

Kevin and Michael Bacon have been recording together since 1997, and have a strong cult following. As fans know from his social media pages, Kevin has always showcased a love for music and regularly records videos with his talented family. His son, Travis, is also a professional musician with the band Black Anvil.

Michael is an Emmy-winning composer who has written for over 100 television series and movies throughout his career.

“We’re two musicians who write songs very differently, and we’ve grown to really appreciate those differences,” Michael shared on The Bacon Brothers website. “Whenever I go see a band play live, I’d much rather see them do a thousand things than just one thing. We take a similar approach to our albums.”

You can check out more of The Bacon Brothers’ covers and originals on YouTube, Instagram, Apple Music, and Spotify.

This story’s featured image is by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for God’s Love We Deliver.

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