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RE: Covers that are better than the original

My favourite breakbeat act Hybrid recently released a cover of 'Enjoy the Silence'.  Its a very close run thing!  I love the Depeche Mode original, but this is an excellent cover.  I love a cover when the new artist moves the track in to a different genre and puts a very distinctive stamp on it.  This is very much a Hybrid track Smile  3:30 to 4:30 is absolutely exquisite on the Hybrid cover, but I think overall the vocal is not good enough for the quality of music.  Overall I would say Depeche Mode retain the crown, but if it was down to that 1 minute section Hybrid would win Smile

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

The Overtones - Only Girl In The World

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiqtT9VlseA

 

The original was by Rihanna

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pa14VNsdSYM

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Fields of Gold from Sting

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Eva Cassidy cover is fantastic, i've got her vinyl album Songbirds yesterday, it sounds wonderfully on my RP3!

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http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2idiNgegpXY

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GxDP0h0b6CU

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6n18tZjzOJI

 

And many more by them but I'm bored of copying n pasting on the nexus


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http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eQgqisUJu3M

 

Best version of Because The Night? http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KOOmaBbqYBk

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YBDb5lyg0H4 In the sun by michael stipe. This should be the version with just him but i couldnt listen to it on the nexus. If its him and anyone else, its one of the five inferior versions.

 

And i second gnr's sftd. And add since u been gone by a day to remember, and since i dont have you by gnr also. Oh and second gnr l&ld.

 

Ooh, ooh these -http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=StklzBlq990

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TDbchnRvVRY

 

And this by dylan then bad religion -http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2z_XYS1qHmk

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

The Overtones - Beggin'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeBzl9CZMK0

 

The original way by Frankie Valli

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQgmyQFFQjo

 

It's a close call but I prefer the Overtones version.

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You're the one that I want Angus&Julia Stone

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Room Eleven - B!tch

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TLWMYmBqZc

 

Original: Meredith Brooks, around 1998.

 

I like them both :exmark:

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The wife and I think that most Chuck Berry covers are better than Chuck Berry originals

Same for Ralph Mctell

Sorry:

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Chuck Berry


Roll Over Beethoven: The Beatles
Carole: The Rolling Stones
Bye Bye Johnny:The Rolling Stones


Ralph Mctell


From Clare To Here: Nancie Griffiths
Kew Gardens : Mary Hopkin

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

Mardi Gras 1971

 

cover of Marvin Gaye Two BusyThinking About my Baby  is briliant Cover

 

Play it loud 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgY0HpwbOjQ

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Without You - Tracii Guns' League of Gentlemen :rockout: , better than Air Supply

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

Emmylou Harris - Coat Of Many Colors

Radiohead - Nobody Does It Better

Nirvana - Man Who Sold The World

Animals - House Of The Rising Sun

Ray Lamontagne/Damien Rice - To Love Somebody

Donovan - Universal Soldier

Paul Weller - I Walk On Gilded Splinters

Fairport Convention - Matty Groves

James Vincent McMorrow - Higher Love

Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah (gets my vote also)

Johnny Cash - I Won't Back Down

Metallica - Tuesday's Gone

...and about a hundred jazz tracks.

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Not sure if its better than

Not sure if its better than the original, but Adem's acoustic cover of Aphex Twin's "To Cure a Weakling Child/BoyGirl Song" from the album Takes.

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'Heart Of Glass' .... The Associates.....   :clap:

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