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Writer's Block: Cover me

Which songs have been covered better by artists who didn't originally sing them?

So normally I do not give a crap about the writer's block but this one did catch my fansy. So here are some of my favorite

I know that I already posted this song but I am still mainlining it so it has to be posted again

This version is just epic

She did a great job making this her own song.

Just pure and simple awesomeness


Kind of ashamed that I forgot to put this one in here too.



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Nov. 12th, 2010 04:54 am (UTC)
I love that Shiny Toy Gun's version of Major Tom. It's sounds so modern 80's, i just have to find the download.

The Tori Amos song and video were sad but deeply moving.

The instrumental version of Metallica's Nothing Else Matters... WOW i don't have the words. Just beautiful!!

Im glad u posted K.D. Lang's version of Hallelujah. i had no idea she singed it. I need to download this song too. :) Thanks for sharing!
Nov. 12th, 2010 05:22 am (UTC)
I have been a fan of Shiny Toys Guns since I Le Disko but this song knocked it up to another level. I have been listening to this song n repeat since I first heard it a while back. Their cover of Stripped is pretty impressive too.

Tori's cover has always been very haunting. It still makes me stop what I am doing every time that it comes on.

I am pretty sure that was the first ever song that I heard by Apocalytpica and I instantly fell in love with them when I did.

I am not sure when I first heard KD's version but ever since then no other version hold a candle to hers.
Nov. 12th, 2010 05:42 am (UTC)
Ok now i keep listening to Shiny Toy Gun's Major Tom over and over.

Thanx alot....In a very good way hehe. :)
Nov. 14th, 2010 04:39 am (UTC)
No problem. Glad you are enjoying the cover.
Nov. 12th, 2010 04:00 pm (UTC)
I really enjoyed this set. You have a couple of old favorites in the along with a couple I haven't heard before. Loved Apocalyptica!
Nov. 14th, 2010 04:55 am (UTC)
Glad you enjoyed the songs.
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