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Covers that may just edge the originals..

Discussion in 'Music' started by Panja, Feb 2, 2019.

  1. Panja

    Panja In a land down under

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    I'll start.
    M Ward, music guru, singer songwriter, half of She And Him, solo artist, bit of a nutter. It took me a few seconds to realise this was a cover of Bowie's record and not just another song with the same title, such is the diversity of the song. The lady miming to the song is Iwa Boman, a Swedish actress who studied at the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting. I love this song.

     
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    Valerie - Amy Winehouse
     
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    The Seven Nation Army cover by Haley Reinhart for Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
     
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  5. Panja

    Panja In a land down under

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    I'll just leave this one here..
     
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    **** off. The zutons version is way better.
     
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    Nah
     
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    Nah mate, Amy Winehouse was an incredible talent and she covered this to perfection
     
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    I'm with Schindler here - I much prefer The Zutons' version.

    Whilst amazingly talented, I could never get on the Amy Winehouse bandwagon. I remember going to an Arctic Monkeys festival type gig at Old Trafford cricket ground in 2007 and I went to get a beer just before she came on - I do not regret missing her entire set.

    Regarding Cover Versions - I always loved Muse's version of Feeling Good.
     
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    Covers aren't better than the original. Ever.
     
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    Umm no it's not, in fact not really close
     
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    It is better. Fact.
     
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    Of course they are, so many to choose from Halleujah . Red Red Wine, Twist and Shout,Little Help from my friends , House Of The Rising Sun, All along The Watch Tower etc etc
     
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    Well if we are being bloody stupid then
     
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    This song was written by David Freeman and Joseph Hughes and originally recorded by them as The Lover Speaks, a sort of new wave act that flirted with success for a while in the mid 80s. The song featured here peaked at No.58 in the UK in 86 but did a little better when Annie got hold of it in 1995.
     
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    The Futureheads cover of Hounds of Love
     
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    Johnny Cash - Hurt (2002 Cover from Nine Inch Nails song of the 90's)



    This song and the video is just awesome. Tbh every time I see it (and hear it) I have some water in the eyes, especially when you see Johnny played already with pain and when he closed the piano at the end, you know that it was the end for him, too (not long after this he died in 2003). Great version from the Man in Black!

    Trent Reznor once said that it was a great honour for him that Johnny covered his song!
     
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