Cover versions that are better than the original....

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by past caring, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Knotted

    Knotted Sweet when you stir it up

  2. Knotted

    Knotted Sweet when you stir it up

  3. Johnny Vodka

    Johnny Vodka The Abominable Scotsman

    On a Scots folk vibe...



    I was going to post up James Yorkston's cover of Song to the Siren - as good as TMC's, I think - but can't get a video of it. :(
     
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  4. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    reckon this is the best version (though i like peggys too)
     
  5. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Supposedly theres a Chaka Khan version of Is That All There Is! Anhyone heard it?
     
  6. Favelado

    Favelado Half to the Tower, please.

    What does pogofish mean? I've been using this "information superhighway" for years and I still don't know.
     
  7. copliker

    copliker ...

    Good ol' Shaky. The best bit is when he points at the shingles/floor/hinges.

     
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  8. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.

    I think Rolf Harris doing Two Little Boys is better than Harry Luader doing Two Little Boys.
     
  9. belboid

    belboid TUC Off Your Knees

    and Alice Cooper's version of Sun Arise pisses all over Rolf's
     
  10. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.

    Not Sure Rolf was into water sports.....but yer never know....
     
  11. belboid

    belboid TUC Off Your Knees

    you clearly havent been reading the rumours on twitter then
     
  12. billy_bob

    billy_bob contents may have settled during transit

    But Alien Sex Fiend's Skool's Out is turgid rubbish.
     
  13. Boris Sprinkler

    Boris Sprinkler Jah bless

  14. pinkychukkles

    pinkychukkles Feed Your Head

    Original



    Bettered by

     
  15. Knotted

    Knotted Sweet when you stir it up

    So horrid it's wrong. Just right! You say?

     
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  16. DaveCinzano

    DaveCinzano WATCH OUT, GEORGE, HE'S GOT A SCREWDRIVER!

    I'm pretty sure that's a young @marty21 dancing at 2′30″
     
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  17. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    I may have danced like that in the past :cool: more importantly, I remember Curt Smith's mum working in Boots in the early 80s
     
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  18. Kaka Tim

    Kaka Tim Crush the Saboteurs!



    first recoded by Kai Winding, but this is the definitive version.
    The Stones essentially copied the Irma Thomas version.
     
  19. Shippou-Sensei

    Shippou-Sensei 4:1:2.5

    also do an epic i can't help falling in love with you
     
  20. savoloysam

    savoloysam Won an argument on the internetz once.

  21. Orang Utan

    Orang Utan razzed up on scrumpy and injustice


    I may have posted this earlier in the thread but I CBA to check
     
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  22. killer b

    killer b Nostrofuckingdamus

    a, er, gamelan cover of gang of four...

     
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  23. Left

    Left aimless

    That's fucking brilliant!
     
  24. Knotted

    Knotted Sweet when you stir it up

    I've always thought Outkast's Hey Ya would make a good gamelan cover.
     
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  25. Pingu

    Pingu Credo

    led zeps cover is good too (posted earlier in the thread too iirc)
     
  26. snadge

    snadge metal alchemist

  27. killer b

    killer b Nostrofuckingdamus

    staple singers do give good cover

     
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  28. snadge

    snadge metal alchemist

    Ya, slippery people was a fave of mine.
     
  29. Left

    Left aimless

    This is better than the original

     
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  30. junglevip

    junglevip Marijuana leads to heron

     

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