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Hogging the Covers

Artist Song Buy
Elf Power  Hot Love (T- Rex)  buy on itunes
Ida  Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (Neil Young)  buy on itunes
The Lemonheads  How Will I Know (Whitney Houston)  buy on itunes
Clem Snide  I'll Be Your Mirror (The Velvet Underground)  buy on itunes
Mercury Rev  Philadelphia (Neil Young)  buy on itunes
Sonic Youth  I Know There's An Answer (The Beach Boys)  buy on itunes
Of Montreal  Know Your Onion (The Shins)   buy on itunes
Dump  Pop Life (Prince)  buy on itunes
Arab Strap  Why Can't This Be Love (Van Halen)  buy on itunes
Placebo  Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush)  buy on itunes
Calexico  Alone Again Or (Love)  buy on itunes
The Frames  New Partner (Will Oldham)  buy on itunes
The Pogues  Honky Tonk Women (The Rolling Stones)  buy on itunes
Keb' Mo'  The Times They Are A - Changin (Bob Dylan)  buy on itunes
Ladybug Transistor  Tell Me (Galaxie 500)  buy on itunes
The Lucksmiths  There Is A Light That Never Goes Out (The Smiths)  buy on itunes
Ben Lee  Float On (Modest Mouse)   buy on itunes
Iron & Wine  Such Great Heights (The Postal Service)  buy on itunes
The Twilight Singers  Hyperballad (Bjork)  buy on itunes
M. Ward  Let's Dance (David Bowie)  buy on itunes
Yayahoni  Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King)   buy on itunes
My Morning Jacket  Rocket Man (Elton John)  buy on itunes


I've tried to put together a varied collection of covers. Most are pretty faithful readings - Calexico's take on the Love classic in particular stays close to the original template. There are a few though that rework the original and mould it into something new, most notably Matt Wards breathtaking Let's Dance and I just adore Sam Beam singing Such Great Heights, gorgeous...
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Date: 11/27/2005
Date: 11/27/2005
Wow, this looks really great. Some very good songs and artists!
Date: 11/27/2005
yeah, this is definitely awesome.
joey de vivre
Date: 12/1/2005
The ones I know of these are all covers that put a different spin on the original -- I've never quite seen the point of a "faithful rendition" cover version . . .
Date: 12/15/2005
Here.. please take the money in my wallet!

Nicely done
Date: 9/4/2006
Exceptional! Is there any chance you could be convinced to upload the rest to or somewhere similar on the net? This is spectacular and the ones I haven't heard I now desperately crave.

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