Mac DeMarco Channels Michael Jackson, Offers 69 Cents to “Another One” Cover

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“It’s more about the songs on this one than anything else,” Mac DeMarco told us recently, referring to his upcoming mini-LP Another One. “For example, there’s songs that have no guitar on them; I’m trying to write on the piano or whatever.

He then referenced the record’s title track as an example and continued, “I like that one; it’s a nice little nugget. You can just put it on a shelf, and it’ll sit there, and everything will be okay.”

To reinforce the song’s pop roots, DeMarco released two videos today: its official clip, which doubles as a no-fi tribute to Michael Jackson, and a contest involving PayPal and 69 cents. Watch on…