Things sound different when you're under the covers

Artist Song
Dinosaur Jr.  Beat the Retreat (Richard Thompson) 
Melt Banana  Surfin' USA (The Beach Boys) 
The Raincoats  Lola (The Kinks) 
Johnny Cash  The Mercy Seat (Nick Cave) 
Schneider TM  The Light 3000 (The Smiths - orig There is a Light...) 
The Feelies  Paint it Black (Rolling Stones) 
Son Volt  Open All Night (Bruce Springsteen) 
Robyn Hitchcock  Orange Claw Hammer (Don Van Vliet) 
Ghost  Dominoes - Celebration for the Gray Days (Syd Barrett - orig Dominoes) 
Calexico  Alone, Again, Or (Love) 
Chicks on Speed  Wordy Rappinghood (Tom Tom Club) 
Hole  Credit in the Straight World (Young Marble Giants) 
Screamin Jay Hawkins  Heart Attack and Vine (Tom Waits) 
Sonic Youth  Computer Age (Neil Young) 
The Flaming Lips  Knives Out (Radiohead) 
Richard Thompson  Baby One More Time (Britney Spears) 


I'm not always a fan of cover versions, but I like these ones (obviously). The original artists are in brackets after the song titles. I may make more of these - it was kinda fun!


Date: 4/11/2006
Some of my favorite covers too (Lola, Love, Screaming Jay) and the rest I'd love to hear. Nice work!
Date: 4/11/2006
Would like to hear that version of Orange Claw Hammer.
Date: 4/12/2006
Wowie, fantastic!
Little Spencer Boys
Date: 4/12/2006
Love covers. Love THESE covers. Damn fine mix.