The Stuff of 2011: The Dum Dum Girls' Cover of “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out”

Although many artists have done it, covering a song as well-loved as “There is a Light That Never Goes Out” by The Smiths is a risky move. But in the capable hands of the Dum Dum Girls, it gets a sped-up, amped-up treatment that, thanks to driving guitar lines and Dee Dee Penny's vocals, only reinforces the legendary track's greatness.

MP3: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" by Dum Dum Girls


You'll find the rest of our "Stuff of 2011" posts here. If there's something you enjoyed this year that you'd like to share, write something about it and email it to us at by December 21. We'll post some of our favourites. 

The Dum Dum Girls cover was chosen by Erin Letson, a Toronto-based writer and editor who blogs about digestive health at Fix My Gut ( You can follow her on Twitter @erinletson.


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