Thursday, March 15, 2007

Cover me

There's a fun discussion at USA Today's Pop Candy about the best cover songs. They've got a good list already, and I thought we could continue the discussion here. Some of my favorites, off the top of my head:

Sonic Youth - Superstar (The Carpenters)
Lauryn Hill - Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Frankie Valli)
Petra Hayden and Bill Frissell - Yellow (Coldplay)
John Mayer - Kid A (Radiohead)
Nada Surf - If You Leave (OMD)
Tori Amos - Like a Prayer (Madonna)
Smashing Pumpkins - Landslide (Fleetwood Mac)
Goldfinger - 99 Red Balloons
Nirvana - Jesus Don't Want Me for a Sunbeam (The Vaselines)

How about you, what are your favorite cover songs?



off the top of my head:

Rooster - No Diggity (Blackstreet)
Jim Carrey - I Am the Walrus (The Beatles)
Dynamite hack - Boyz in the Hood (Eazy-E)
Kylie Minogue - Locomotion (Little Eva)
Tori Amos - Lovesong (The Cure)
Joss Stone - Super Duper Love (Wilie Garner)
Solar Twins - Rock the Casbah (The Clash)


A Perfect Circle - Imagine (John Lennon)


john mayer - pop (n'sync)
keane - goodbye yellow brick road (elton john)


annie lennox - waiting in vain (bob marley)
ben folds - in between days
frente - bizaare love triangle (new order)


crazy for you-- incubus..
kaso lang hindi narecord kase live nila kinanta sa radio!! tsk tsk...
tsaka lovesong- 311
it must've been love-eheads


Placebo - Where is My Mind (The Pixies)
Travis - Baby One More Time (The Pixies)
Manic Street Preachers - Suicide is Painless (M*A*S*H theme)


Eek! Baby One More Time is by Britney Spears. Where is my brain... :P


Pet Shop Boys - Where the Streets Have No Name (U2)

the gayest cover evar!


joss stone - fell in love with a boy (white stripes)

i wonder who heard the white stripes song and thought "i wonder how this would sound if aretha (or someone like her) sings it".

jack black - let's get it on (marvin gaye). hehe. i like that soundtrack.


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