Mad Monkey

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Member Since: 11/30/2005
Total Mixes: 21
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Beautiful South  You're the One That I Want (John Travolta and Olivia Newton John buy on itunes
Zwan  Number of the Beast (Iron Maiden buy on itunes
Heather Nova  Ship Song (Nick Cave buy on itunes
Chamber  Engel (Rammstein buy on itunes
KMFDM  These Boots Are Made for Walking (Nancy Sinatra buy on itunes
Coptic Rain  Devil in Disguise (Elvis Presley buy on itunes
Fatboy Slim  The Joker (Steve Miller Band buy on itunes
The Futureheads  Hounds of Love (Kate Bush buy on itunes
William Shatner  Common People (Pulp buy on itunes
Sprung Monkey  Coconut (Harry Nilsson buy on itunes
Kasabian  Out of Space (Prodigy buy on itunes
Franco Saint de Bakker  No One Knows (Queens of the Stone Age buy on itunes
Nouvelle Vague  Making Plans for Nigel (XTC buy on itunes
Nostalgia 77  Seven Nation Army (White Stripes buy on itunes
Rebekah del Rio  Llorando (Roy Orbison - Crying buy on itunes
Al Green  Light My Fire (The Doors buy on itunes
Nina Gordon  Straight Outta Compton (N.W.A. buy on itunes
Clem Snide  Beautiful (Christine Aguilera buy on itunes
Bjorn Berge  Ace of Spades (Mot÷rhead buy on itunes
California Guitar Trio  Misirlou (Dick Dale buy on itunes
Snow Patrol  Crazy in Love (Beyonce buy on itunes
China Drum  Wuthering Heights (Kate Bush buy on itunes

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One of my favourite cover compilations. Too tired for more comments. Note to self don't post mixes at 2 a.m.

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Mike Eternity
Date: 12/17/2005
Too cool - I've never seen anyone (other than me) acknowledge that Fatboy Slim cover. It's kinda neat for me personally that when "Palookaville" come out last year and I discovered that cover is about the same time I first heard William Shatner's "Common People", so I always bunch my love for the 2 together. There are some others on here that I didn't even know about, which is what I prefer when looking over cover compilations, to find gems and surprises. I didn't know Billy Corgan did Iron Maiden, or of that "Grease" remake (although of course I am familiar with many other versions of that song). I'll admit there are a couple here I don't care for - Clem Snide's "Beautiful" for example, almost works if you can forget about its original context and vacuity and try to believe that Snide himself is writing these words with his usual poignant conviction, but in the end I just find indie covers of mainstream pop songs to be distractingly stupid, most often because the original songs just plain suck. Like all those well-known covers of Britney's "One More Time": gag. Also, though I like Snow Patrol, I actually prefer Beyonce's take on that one, and something about Nouvelle Vague rubs me all wrong. But you make up for it with good efforts on "Misirlou", "Hounds of Love", and "Light My Fire", among others. And as for the others...well, I'm off to download. Thanks for the recommendations :)
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gobi
Date: 12/18/2005
good stuff - love a good cover mix

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