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Old 01-11-02, 11:40 AM   #1
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I Am Sam Soundtrack / Beatles discussion

So the soundtrack to the new movie I Am Sam is out, it's a collection of Beatles covers:

1. Two Of Us - Aimee Mann

2. Blackbird - Sarah McLachlan

3. Across The Universe - Rufus Wainwright

4. I'm Looking Through You - The Wallflowers

5. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away - Eddie Vedder

6. Strawberry Fields Forever - Ben Harper

7. Mother Nature's Son - Sheryl Crow

8. Golden Slumbers - Ben Folds

9. I'm Only Sleeping - The Vines

10. Don't Let Me Down - Stereophonics

11. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - The Black Crowes

12. Julia - Chocolate Genius

13. We Can Work It Out - Heather Nova

14. Help! - Howie Day

15. Nowhere Man - Paul Westerberg

16. Revolution - Grandaddy

17. Let It Be - Nick Cave

Has anyone picked this up yet? Now, it's pretty hard to go wrong when you're covering a Beatles tune since the source material is so good, but I can't help feeling this compilation is a little too straight-forward. I'm not for a complete reimagining of these songs, but a Dust Brothers or Busta Rhymes version should would've been interesting. Maybe it just wouldn't have fit the movie.

Also, if you were a rock star, and they asked you to cover ONE Beatles song, which one would you choose??
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Old 01-11-02, 11:59 AM   #2
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I'm really interested in hearing the covers by Nick Cave and Stereophonics. Those should be interesting if anything

If I were gonna cover a Beatles song, it'd be Sergeant Peppers.
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Old 01-11-02, 01:40 PM   #3
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The last three covers in that list REALLY suck. Especially Let it Be. Oh man... but the rest are pretty true to the originals.
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Old 01-11-02, 02:31 PM   #4
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I imagine if you're a Nick Cave fan the "Let It Be" could be pretty cool, but I do say that without having heard it yet. Although I'm not a huge Beatles covers fan - go for the original, i say - this one has a good selection of talent on it, I might have to check it out. Any reviews yet?

Oh and if I were to cover a beatles song (if I could sing or play an instrument that is) I would have to pick... "Tomorrow Never Knows." Cool song that could be done lots of different ways.

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