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RE: Covers that are better than the original

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Is the mask put over the head before or after you visit the Cyrus dealer?

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

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That's IMHO, of course...

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

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Andrew Everard wrote:

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That's IMHO, of course...

Absolutely...

I'm off to defrock a Leema. Smile

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

A few that spring to mind:

Johnny Cash - Hurt

The Gourds - Gin & Juice

Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah (I know, i'm sorry, but I think it's better)

Tim Buckley - Dolphins

Robert Wyatt - Shipbuilding

Nick Cave - Stagger Lee (not really a cover, but my favourtite verison of the many variations)

And i believe, that Because The night was a co-written song - so doens't really count, although I do agree that Smith's version IS better that the Springsteen version. 

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Linkin Park > Adele   -   Rolling in the Deep

 

Although Adele has a remarkable voice,  I think Linkin Parks acoustic version from the 2011 iTunes festival has so much more heart to it.  Who would have thought someone so screamy and angsty to sing so pretty?

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I'm off to defrock a Leema. :)

Defrock me a Leema – I'll be back in time for breakfast!

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Fire and Water The Answer ( Free ) not sure if its better but its veryvery good:rockout: :rockout:

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plastic penguin wrote:
I'm off to defrock a Leema. :)

Defrock me a Leema – I'll be back in time for breakfast!

Huh, well I was about to say there's a new series of Red Dwarf on Dave starting tomorrow night at 9 (and in HD!) but that's kind of taken the wind out of my sails...

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plastic penguin wrote:
I'm off to defrock a Leema. :)

Defrock me a Leema – I'll be back in time for breakfast!

Getting back on topic, that reminds me. Nigel Planer did a cover of 'Hole in my shoe' which was pretty whacky.

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

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Im going to be controversial here...

 

Linkin Park > Adele   -   Rolling in the Deep

 

Although Adele has a remarkable voice,  I think Linkin Parks acoustic version from the 2011 iTunes festival has so much more heart to it.  Who would have thought someone so screamy and angsty to sing so pretty?

Just watched it over on YouTube and I have to agree with you, excellent rendition.
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RE: Covers that are better than the original

The_Lhc wrote:

John Duncan wrote:

Andrew Everard wrote:

Cyrus Reveal

(Tried so hard to resist. Failed dismally.)

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Something I can do for you (Not that I see the relevance incidentally)?

Put a cover over a Cyrus amp and it looks better.  Put something over your head and...can you see where I'm going with this?

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How do you expect him to see where you're going, he's got a big mask covering his face!

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G N R - Live And Let Diiiiieeeeeeee - oooohhhhh yeah!

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

Nick Cave - In The Ghetto

Kate Bush - Rocket Man

June Tabor - Don't Think Twice

+ 1 for Jeff Buckley Hallelujah and for his version of Lilac Wine

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