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#31 nikdevlin

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 06:19 PM

Quite like this cover version of Everlasting Love.


Ooooh no! Don't like that.
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Posted 26 July 2012 - 10:38 PM

Can totally appreciate that NikD - Everlasting love has had loads of covers in the charts - this is possibly not the best one.

The love of certain tunes is often more about association with a time and a place and people you were with. Nothing will ever beat the Righteous Brothers' You've lost that Lovin' Feelin' but I still love the covers by Hall and Oates and Top Gun. :)

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 11:23 PM

The Kinks original just annoys me.


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Posted 26 July 2012 - 11:27 PM

Stamps all over Lennon's weedy original:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r52F0CvSqs


Sidders, I saw The Godfathers' play in 'The Venue' New Cross in '88, awesome! Used to own 'More songs about love and Hate'

Anyway, my best cover version for today is Gun 'Word Up'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VlSE4OpKDU

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 07:23 AM

Nothing will ever beat the Righteous Brothers' You've lost that Lovin' Feelin'...


I love this version:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9h4ZQkGb9s

And yes, the Jam's version of David Watts is far superior to the original.

Edited by nikdevlin, 27 July 2012 - 07:24 AM.

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 08:21 AM

Sidders, I saw The Godfathers' play in 'The Venue' New Cross in '88, awesome! Used to own 'More songs about love and Hate'


I was at that gig! I've also still got pretty much everything they ever released. I saw them countless times, they were one of those bands that should have been massive but were in the wrong place at the wrong time. They did a few gigs with the original line up a couple of years back and still totally kicked arse... it was a real shame only a couple of hundred turned up. They're still going but they're not a patch on what they were. They only have one guitarist (Del Bartle who played in their original incarnation The Sid Presley Experience) and Pete Coyne's voice - which could never be described as melodic - is a shadow of it's former snarling glory.
The 5th album on this list (the only url I could find without a swear word in it!) - http://www.discogs.c...Damn+I%27m+Cold - might interest you... also recorded at The Venue in '92(I was there for that one too)!
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Posted 27 July 2012 - 08:38 AM

There's quite a decent hard funk version of Birth School Work Death by a band called Manhead. Our fascist IT dept deems YT, or indeed 99% of the net, to be out of bounds till lunchtime, so you'll have to go look for it yourself...
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Posted 27 July 2012 - 09:01 AM

:D :D :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98xNx87hRbU


There's quite a decent hard funk version of Birth School Work Death by a band called Manhead.


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Posted 27 July 2012 - 09:13 AM

I like this - Thee More Shallows version of the Temptations (?) Can't Get Next to You
You can't get much less close to the original. No vid I'm afraid.

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 09:28 AM

You want as unlike as possible? Try Fatima Mansions' version of Everything I Do I Do It For you by Bryan Adams. They turn it from a terrible dreary dirge into a sleazy hiphop tune about, well, p3nis size...
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Posted 27 July 2012 - 09:34 AM


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Posted 28 July 2012 - 11:18 PM

The Kinks original just annoys me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZj4NglEPUI


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Posted 02 November 2012 - 12:49 PM

There's a few bland versions of this tune around at the moment.

I like this performance though. Quite different from O.V.Wright's original.



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Posted 02 November 2012 - 03:12 PM

somethong a bit leftfield - but I quite like it - Max Richter's new take on Vivaldi's four seasons



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Posted 02 November 2012 - 03:37 PM

I'm not a fan of this type of stuff but bloody hell what a voice. He couldn't half belt this out considering he was a chain smoker. Must've had the lungs of a hippo.

Compare this to Mariah Carey's strangely popular abomination of an attempt... why sing one perfectly good note when you can utterly destroy the tune with 10? Writers Pete Ham and Tom Evans must've been rotating rapidly underground when her absolute annihilation of it was released (or did it escape?)



Pet hate. Warbling R&B divas who all sound EXACTLY the same and can't/won't hold a note. Who the hell buys that crap?
Pet hate 2. R&B... the modern stuff not the 60's stuff.
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