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CHECK IT OUT: 10 Of The Best Cover Songs That You Should Be Listening To

2 Mar

 

If you haven’t heard it by now, then you should. Bruce Springsteen decided to cover Lorde’s hit song ‘Royals’ – while he was, of course, in New Zealand. The jury’s still out on whether or not it’s an improvement on the original – and the Boss even changed a few of the lyrics up – but don’t worry, because we’ve got 10 more cover songs that, if not improvements, are definitely close to it.

The art of the cover song is a tricky one. Artists never seem to know whether to go for a faithful reproduction of the original and do nothing new, or whether to try and put their own spin on it and run the risk of absolutely decimating it.

That said, here are some that we think you’ll enjoy.

Click here to check them out!

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Breaking News: Bob Dylan cover album may not actually be the end of the world

3 Nov

When finding out that Miley Cyrus and Ke$ha are among a recently announced list of artists to contribute to a charity Bob Dylan tribute album (yes, the obvious joke is that we thought Amnesty International were against torture?), the instinctive response for most people is a negative one. Excluding those rare few who are genuine fans of both Bob Dylan and Ms Cyrus – if, in fact, such people exist – it’s fair to say that neither fanbase is going to experience a reaction of pure, unadulterated joy. Fans of Dylan are those who usually exude a sense of their own superiority, categorising Bob Dylan as ‘real’ music and turning up their noses at the so-called mainstream, particularly Miley’s brand of Disney pop. And Miley’s own fans, those oft-reviled ‘teenies’, aren’t likely to have any kind of interest in the strains of Dylan’s folk-rock music that they probably associate with their father.
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