far

Cover version of Ginuwine’s ‘Pony’
Release on limited edition picture disc on 14th Dec, 2009
(Bright Antenna Records)

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Jonah Matranga – vocals/guitar | Shaun Lopez – guitar | John Gutenberger – bass | Chris Robyn – drummer

In late 2008, legendary rock band far announced that their original line-up would reunite for a few UK dates. Meanwhile, the band booked two LA-area warm-up dates under the pseudonym Hot Little Pony in order to deflect attention while they got used to playing together again. They even went so far as to create a MySpace page under the fake name and recorded a cover of a longtime favourite song of theirs, Ginuwine’s R&B hit - ‘Pony’. Fans in the US downloaded the track so frequently that their website traffic soared. ‘Pony’ reached heavy rotation on the biggest modern rock radio stations on the West coast.

Ginuwine, the man himself, reacts to far’s cover of his hit –



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