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Covers of Bowie songs never

Covers of Bowie songs never seem to work (apart from the Seu Jorge reworkings which aren't technically covers), but here are a couple that are sufficiently different to the orginals:

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emXg9SiXyOs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJkxjUw5nhI

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RE: Covers of Bowie songs never

1st : Try this ; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJxOL_eFGEk

2nd: Try this; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnoyiVZUxUk

and 

3rdly: Try this; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4d7Wp9kKjA

 

Better than Bowie, yeah.... as if.

NO one does Bowie , quite like Bowie tbh.           :rant:

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RE: Covers of Bowie songs never

Aztec Camera, or Roddy Frame does a cracking live cover version of Van Halen's 'Jump'. I've got it on the 12" (b-side) of 'Somewhere In My Heart'. Awesome cover, but can't find the live version on Yooouplay.

Here's the ordinary (studio) version.

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

Peter Gabriel's cover of The Boy in the Bubble (Paul Simon)from the album Scratch my Back

A darker, slower version than the original; the lyrics seem to have more meaning appear more threatening.

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

great memories of Barry Island Downstairs in the Fryers Arms 1976

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COXG4MCEP7c

 

 

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

great memories of Barry Island Downstairs in the Fryers Arms 1976

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COXG4MCEP7c

 

 

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

I enjoy Stevie Nick's version of just like a woman, but wouldn't say it was better. Think it would have to be The Fugees Killing me Softy as my fav cover.

 

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

Toots and the Maytals' version of the John Denver classic '(Take me home) Country Roads'.

Country Roads

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

matt49 wrote:

Toots and the Maytals' version of the John Denver classic '(Take me home) Country Roads'.

Country Roads

:bounce:

Matt

Never heard that, but their version of Louie Louie is fantastic, and if you get the chance to see them live, they are awesome.

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

Not sure if it's strictly better than the original, but this cover of 46 and 2 is pretty amazing. 

 

http://youtu.be/J5VGILERzgg

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

Not sure if it's already been said as I haven't read the whole thread, but what about Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Born To Run.

Go listen!

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

chrisr1718 wrote:

Not sure if it's already been said as I haven't read the whole thread, but what about Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Born To Run.

Go listen!

No!

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matt49 wrote:

chrisr1718 wrote:

Not sure if it's already been said as I haven't read the whole thread, but what about Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Born To Run.

Go listen!

No!

Make that 2 no's.

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

matt49 wrote:

chrisr1718 wrote:

Not sure if it's already been said as I haven't read the whole thread, but what about Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Born To Run.

Go listen!

No!

Make that 2 no's.

 

3.

I'd rather have a Tabasco enema than have to listen to that whiney screeching voice any more.

"Who gave a xxxx what Frankie said?"

 

 

 

 

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

fr0g wrote:

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

matt49 wrote:

chrisr1718 wrote:

Not sure if it's already been said as I haven't read the whole thread, but what about Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Born To Run.

Go listen!

No!

Make that 2 no's.

 

3.

I'd rather have a Tabasco enema than have to listen to that whiney screeching voice any more.

"Who gave a xxxx what Frankie said?"

 

 

So that's a no then, is it?

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