The Swedish post-punk band Viagra Boys covered this song for their 2021 album Welfare Jazz
. Asked by Official Charts.com
why his band recorded "In Spite Of Ourselves," frontman Sebastian Murphy explained he'd been listening to a lot of country music following a breakup.
"There was all these great country lyrics about getting left and hit in the road and just doing something new, not being phased by it," he said. "I just wanted to embrace that feeling I guess."