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Sage 703

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The Best Covers
« on: May 06, 2009, 10:38:59 am »
I'm sure this thread has been done in the past, but I'm too lazy to find it and I'm sure there are new covers to offer up.  So what do you guys have?  If you've got links - even better.

Found this for the first time yesterday, although I'm sure it is at least five years old at this point:

Iron & Wine - Waitin' For A Superman
http://hypem.com/#/track/815231

nkotb

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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 10:45:02 am »
I've always liked his version of Peng 33: http://hypem.com/track/600089/Iron+Wine+-+Peng+33

I'm sure this thread has been done in the past, but I'm too lazy to find it and I'm sure there are new covers to offer up.  So what do you guys have?  If you've got links - even better.

Found this for the first time yesterday, although I'm sure it is at least five years old at this point:

Iron & Wine - Waitin' For A Superman
http://hypem.com/#/track/815231

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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2009, 10:51:11 am »
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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2009, 10:51:29 am »
K, I'll do one

Lightning Seeds - "Be My Baby"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC1bwC594bg

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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2009, 10:58:15 am »
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Stagger Lee

Probably my fave cover ever.  He also does a nice "In the Ghetto".

Husker Du's "Eight Miles High" is another obvious choice.

azaghal1981

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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2009, 11:03:16 am »
"Stagger Lee" probably is as good as it gets.


Flower Travellin' Band - "Black Sabbath" (no link)
Their cover of "House of the Rising Sun" is pretty badass, too.
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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2009, 11:06:08 am »
"Stagger Lee" probably is as good as it gets.

That's Mr. Stagger Lee!!!

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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2009, 11:07:07 am »
don't know if it's the best cover but

Oak Ridge Boys - Seven Nation Army

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWSQ9YQa_6w
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azaghal1981

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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2009, 11:22:45 am »
!!! - Take Ecstacy with Me


Love the recorded version but I've heard they've failed miserably when they tried to do it live.
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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2009, 12:12:52 pm »
Husker Du's "Eight Miles High" is another obvious choice.

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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2009, 12:20:51 pm »
don't know if it's the best cover but

Oak Ridge Boys - Seven Nation Army

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWSQ9YQa_6w

haha, I like this.  Instead of a guitar part with the song they do a "Bum bum bum"  Nice


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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2009, 12:25:31 pm »
25 Best Cover Songs of 2008 has a nice little selection.  my favs:

- calico horse's take on "idioteque" (sweet acoustic/vocal arrangement)
- flaming lips covering the who
- radiohead doing neil young (pers fav, as i was 15 feet away when they performed this... magical moment)
- gnarl's take on "reckoner"
- max vernon doing katy perry

not saying these are the best, but they are good.

that oak ridge boys boys cover is indeed great.
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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2009, 01:30:38 pm »
I did the best cover of Joe Jackson's "Steppin' Out" in the shower the other day. I don't have a link. ;(
Woof.

azaghal1981

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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2009, 02:30:30 pm »
Ixk-bk covering a bunch of Antony songs


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Re: The Best Covers
« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2009, 03:14:00 pm »
I did the best cover of Joe Jackson's "Steppin' Out" in the shower the other day. I don't have a link. ;(
The Japanese project Fantastic Plastic Machine did a great synth-lounge cover of "Steppin' Out" on the 1998 album "The Fantastic Plastic Machine."


http://www.amazon.com/Fantastic-Plastic-Machine/dp/B00000AE8V/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1241637189&sr=8-1