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Old 03-01-12, 07:36 AM
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remakes you like better than the original

before any of your snarky mothereffers post a link to a similar themed thread, know that I searched and searched, and couldn't find one.

With that said:

I prefer these versions over the originals:

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/pNHlVo0cPa8?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/mOMLU_pLjME?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/NR7dG_m3MsI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Re: remakes you like better than the original

I prefer City Wolf's version of "Where Is My Mind?" to The Pixies'.

I can't link to YouTube right now, but it's the song playing during the climax of Observe & Report.
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Re: remakes you like better than the original

Originally Posted by TallGuyMe View Post
before any of your snarky mothereffers post a link to a similar themed thread
Similar, Best Cover Songs

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Re: remakes you like better than the original

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
I prefer City Wolf's version of "Where Is My Mind?" to The Pixies'.

I can't link to YouTube right now, but it's the song playing during the climax of Observe & Report.
I wish I could find this version of that song:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/T_QLguHvACs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I've found lots of similar versions, but not quite the same.
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<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/H2oBQMnHkLQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Re: remakes you like better than the original

There are so many for me...here are just three:

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/jqfqVDHNW6c" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/qErykBldZCs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/DLNI0AND4rU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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I'm going back aways, but I actually like Anne Murray's version of The Beatles "You Won't See Me." (The Beatles version is a little annoying, with all of that "laa-laa-laa" stuff.)
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<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/BO9aD4mzSE8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Type O Negative
"Cinnamon Girl"
originally done by Neil Young

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/aAdtUDaBfRA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Re: remakes you like better than the original

I could probably say that about any cover Type O did really. They had a knack for it.

I'll go with Stone Cold Crazy. I love Queen but the Metallica version kicked ass. One of the last cool things they did.
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Re: remakes you like better than the original

Originally Posted by bunkaroo View Post
I could probably say that about any cover Type O did really. They had a knack for it.

I'll go with Stone Cold Crazy. I love Queen but the Metallica version kicked ass. One of the last cool things they did.
Amen to that. I'll forever miss their unique take on classics. I think my favorite is Summer Breeze.

As for STC... while the Metallica version is, indeed, kick ass, have you heard the version by Queens of the Stone Age? It's terrible.
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Continuing with Metallica, their version of Breadfan destroys the original.
Old 03-01-12, 11:11 PM
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Dubstar's cover of Billy Bragg's 'St. Swithin's Day'

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/MkKjugYQgaE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

The Ocean Blue: 'There is A Light That Never Goes Out'

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/MLhr93ZUuPg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

The Boo Radley's: 'There She Goes'

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/lt_2hMmwg7s" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Re: remakes you like better than the original

This about sums it up: http://www.buzzfeed.com/expresident/...ze-were-covers
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Re: remakes you like better than the original

But seriously, here are a few of my favorites:



Anyone that claims that synthesizers are "soulless" needs to listen from the 2:00 mark on in this track and then needs to have a re-think.



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Re: remakes you like better than the original

Originally Posted by starman9000 View Post
I wish I could find this version of that song:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/T_QLguHvACs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I've found lots of similar versions, but not quite the same.
Vitamin String Quartet. They do LOTS of cool covers. I won't post links, but I've seen their whole Pixies tribute album floating around out there.
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There's an entire EP from Atreyu and Blessthefall and other people called Covers of the Damned

Here are the awesome covers!

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/1fIMStvlWgg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/qQUpBI2RqYU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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They don't call them remakes in the music world.

"The Man Who Sold the World" by Nirvana.
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Re: remakes you like better than the original

Anything by the Sex Pistols....
Anarchy in The UK by Megadeth
God Save The Queen by Motorhead
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<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/H2oBQMnHkLQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
That is really a great cover. I just downloaded the song and have been listening to it for the last twenty minutes. Thanks for that link, never heard of the band before.
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Jeff Buckley's version of "Hallelujah"
Johnny Cash's version of "Hurt"
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I actually really love the original, but this version is better
www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLadwAz_CdE
Migala's "Fade Into You"
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Vitamin String Quartet. They do LOTS of cool covers. I won't post links, but I've seen their whole Pixies tribute album floating around out there.
That is the similar versions I was referring to. None of the examples on youtube seem to be the same arrangement.
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That is really a great cover. I just downloaded the song and have been listening to it for the last twenty minutes. Thanks for that link, never heard of the band before.
Yeah, I really got into that song a year or two ago, I probably listened to it too much.

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