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House Of Zealous Covers Volume 2

Artist Song Buy
Half Japanese  Movin' On Up (Primal Scream)  buy on itunes
Polysics  My Sharona (The Knack)  buy on itunes
David Byrne  I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Whitney Houston)  buy on itunes
Rachid Taha  Rock El Casbah (The Clash)  buy on itunes
Devo  Ohio (Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young)  buy on itunes
My Morning Jacket  Tyrone (Erykah Badu)  buy on itunes
The Fools  Psycho Chicken (Talking Heads, kind of)  buy on itunes
Wckr Spgt  Rock Me Gently (Andy Kim)  buy on itunes
Joan Jett and Paul Westerberg  Let's Do It (Cole Porter)  buy on itunes
Paul Anka  Lovecats (The Cure)  buy on itunes
Cake  Guitar Man (Bread)  buy on itunes
The Raincoats  Lola (The Kinks)  buy on itunes
The Ripoff Artist  What Lola Wants (Damn Yankees, the musical, not the band)  buy on itunes
Susana And The Magical Orchestra  Jolene (Dolly Parton)  buy on itunes
Tom Waits  Heigh Ho (Snow White And The 7 Dwarves)  buy on itunes
The Residents  Kawliga (Hank Williams)  buy on itunes
Ben Folds  Bitches Ain't Shit (Dr Dre)  buy on itunes
The Dresden Dolls  War Pigs (Black Sabbath)  buy on itunes
Moritz  Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)  buy on itunes
The Folksmen  Start Me Up (The Rolling Stones)  buy on itunes


After discovering such awesome resources for my covers addiction as Copy, Right?, and seeing my friend Real Shocks make two pretty great cover mixes himself, I had to do a second covers mix. I don't think any song right now can make me grin from ear to ear faster than David Byrne's rendition of "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" (though that Jett/Westerberg version of "Let's Do It" comes close). Also, by freak coincidence, the last mix I made featured the original version of "Movin' On Up", which survives Half Japanese-ization pretty well. The Fools track is kind of more of a parody than a cover, but it's one about a murderous chicken, so I had to throw that in there. Additionally, the "Bohemian Rhapsody" here is just karaoke, but incredibly bizarre, hillarious karaoke; for some reason a teutonic Brak comes to mind.


Date: 9/29/2005
I gotta get me that David Byrne one! Let me know if you can help.
Date: 10/28/2005
Tom Waits covered Heigh Ho? He he he. I'd like to hear that.
Date: 4/8/2009
Right cool!

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