It's Wednesday, and by now you're kicking yourself because it's the day after yesterday (new release day) and you forgot to buy the latest Rick Springfield album, "The Day After Yesterday." Which is today. Of course, yesterday (figuratively), he couldn't possibly have made this album of covers, because he was cool. Observe:
A lot has changed since he pined for Jessie's Girl. For one thing, he is morphing into JC Chasez. Compare:
JC, JC, JC, and JC, as reflective as he's going to get
Go ahead, laugh. Just remember, you know he's getting way more tang than you.
And this is where his musical evolution has taken him: here are two of your favorite songs from the 80's, covered by Rick Springfield. They are so totally flipping righteously awesome you might never listen to the originals again. They're even good enough to have been background music for those General Hospital scenes, when his Noah Drake and nurse Bobbi Spencer made the daytime screen sweat with their scorching hotness.
Human (Human League cover) (mp3)
Under the Milky Way (Church cover) (mp3)