SYNTH: BADBADNOTGOOD and Jonti, 'God Only Knows'

Each week, staff from CBC Music, Radio 2, 3, Sonica and CBC regions across the country collect songs they just can't get out of their heads [Songs You Need to Hear—SYNTH], and make a case for why you should listen, too. Press play below and discover new songs for your listening list.
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When you bring together the musical genius of Brian Wilson, the soulful instrumentation of BADBADNOTGOOD, and the heartfelt vocals of Australian artist Jonti, you end up with magic. For this we can thank the folks at Triple J Radio who live-broadcast artists covering some of their favourite songs in a weekly segment called Like a Version. Here’s last week’s instalment and a beautiful cover of the 50-year-old Beach Boys classic.