Covers which are better than the original

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by Fez909, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. Cheesypoof

    Cheesypoof Fuck off Noddy Banned

    Amy Winehouse's 'You're Wondering How' is better than The Specials version and i LOVE LOVE LOVE The Specials.
  2. cozmikbrew

    cozmikbrew Bass case

    im not having that!call yourself a specials fan:p
  3. Cheesypoof

    Cheesypoof Fuck off Noddy Banned

    love em. I love amy too.

    referring to her RECORDED version, nothing less.
  4. Meltingpot

    Meltingpot Living in our pools we soon forget about the sea

    I like that one too, I was really surprised when I heard it.

    How about Metallica's cover of Killing Joke's "The Wait?"
  5. Bakunin

    Bakunin I am Noodle's bitch.

    I preferred their cover of Thin Lizzy's 'Whiskey In The Jar' personally.
  6. Mallard

    Mallard Ducking and diving

    'My back pages' covered by The Byrds
  7. spawnofsatan

    spawnofsatan Down by the river

  8. Bakunin

    Bakunin I am Noodle's bitch.

    Johnny Cash's cover of NIN's 'Hurt.'
  9. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist slowtime

    disagree most strenuously. The song was already well dark.
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  10. subversplat

    subversplat writer of wrongs

    Don't open that can of worms!

    Anyway, sid's verson of Something Else had a lot more bollocks than the original :)
  11. subversplat

    subversplat writer of wrongs

    Oh and Elbow's Independent Woman gets a lot of Northern points.
  12. Johnny Canuck3

    Johnny Canuck3 Well-Known Member

    Come On Eileen

  13. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    I've got a Japanese import of a Carter USM EP where they do just covers, and their version of "Panic" by The Smiths is possibly better. The song seems to suit the cockney rasp more than Morrisey's foppish tones (which I still like).
  14. MrSki

    MrSki Who am I to say you're wrong

  15. nogojones

    nogojones Well-Known Member

  16. blairsh

    blairsh Kill me now

    :D perfect timing, nogo :cool:

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