Under the Covers Sunday featuring Brandon Flowers covering George Harrison’s “Got My Mind Set On You”
What happens when one of my Favorite Women in Music covers another of my Favorite Women in Music? “Gold Dust Woman”, originally by Fleetwood Mac (lead sung by Stevie Nicks) covered by Hole (lead sung by Courtney Love) is an example of when this kind of Cover Song magic happens. Though the original will forever…
Elliott Smith Covers Big Star for Today’s Under the Covers – his delicate, heartbreaking version is one of my favorites.
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“If I Ain’t Got You” :: James Bay :: Under the Covers Sunday
Today’s Under the Covers Sunday installment features Garbage’s take on The Jam.
Welcome to the Return of Under the Covers Sunday, a space where you can Press Play and have a listen to some of the Greatest Cover Songs, learn a little about them, and do a little Compare/Contrast between the Original and the Cover Version. Feel free to weigh in on each Cover Song in the comments below, and please feel free to throw some Cover Song suggestions down below in the comments.
Let’s start out the Return of Under the Covers Sunday with Karen O and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs take on The Ramones.
Under the Covers Sunday ::
“Dreams” :: The Kills
just like the last,
on her ship,
tied to the mast,
to distant lands,
takes both my hands.”
I’ve Just Seen a Face :: Langhorne Slim
“Had it been another day,
I might have looked the other way,
and I’d have never been aware,
but as it is I’ll dream of her tonight.”
I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near) (live) :: Laura Jane Grace
“Hey, I know that it’s hard for you,
to say the things we both know are true.
But tell me how come I keep forgettin’,
we’re not in love anymore?”
Crazy (live) :: The Kills
“Crazy for thinking that my love could hold you.
I’m crazy for trying,
and crazy for crying,
and I’m crazy for loving you.”