109 posts tagged Cover
Natalie Maines - Mother (Pink Floyd cover)
It’s Cover Friday and my Mother’s visiting. Voila!
Natalie Maines doesn’t hesitate to make audacious moves, and wresting away “Mother” — Roger Waters’ hymn to oppressive maternal authority figures from Pink Floyd — is the biggest one on her first solo album. Maines takes the “Mother” from Pink Floyd’s The Wall and deconstructs it, emotional brick by emotional brick. She rebuilds the melody and radically alters the vocal intonation of the lyric to render it resilient enough for new interpretations. “Mother” becomes a plea for understanding; to come to terms with difficult relationships through love and trust. Which, among other things, could be heard as Maines’ attempt to reach out to Dixie Chick fans, both present and former, loyal and hostile.
Daughter - Get Lucky (Daft Punk cover)
I think I missed cover Friday, so here we go! Daughter does this right.
LANA DEL REY : SUMMER WINE (NANCY SINATRA COVER)
Night Beds - Dancing On My Own (Robyn cover)
From the AV Club Undercover series. Happy Friday!
Phosphorescent - Little Boxes (Malvina Reynolds cover)
We’re going to see Phosphorescent tonight and I can’t wait!! Happy Friday, Tumblrz.
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Cillie Barnes - Million Dollar Bill (Dawes cover)
From the Voice Project.
The Avett Brothers - Hammer Down (Jason Molina cover)
Strand Of Oaks - “Ohio” (Damien Jurado cover)
Dinosaur Jr. - Entertainment (Phoenix cover)
I love that Dinosaur Jr. covers random shit like Phoenix. Big fan.
Of course you know the original:
Of Monsters and Men - Skeletons (Yeah Yeah Yeahs cover)
Well, this’ll do for an unexpectedly great cover that continues in yesterday’s theme. Looks like this recording has been making the rounds, but I heard it for the first time this morning. Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir voice in place of Karen O’s really works. (Yeah, I had to copy-paste the name…)
Cold Specks - Reeling The Liars In (Swans cover)
The always-weird work of Michael Gira and Swans is perfect for Cold Specks’ “doom soul” touch. If you’re not yet hip, check out Al Spx’ debut album, I Predict A Graceful Explosion. It’s wonderful.
This excellent cover came my way via Stars’ “You Guys Are Awesome” Tour EP. Free download here: http://noisetrade.com/stars
Stevie Nicks - Free Fallin’ (Tom Petty cover)
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Julia Holter - Gold Dust Woman (Fleetwood Mac cover)
Happy new year, Tumblrz! This is from MOJO magazine’s recent Fleetwood Mac tribute. (2012 was really keen on the old Fleetwoods, huh? Concord’s tribute also saw a lot of love.)
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Chromatics - Ceremony (New Order cover) [ft. Ida No]
Travis Holcombe played this on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic yesterday. Really enjoying the guest DJs while Jason Bentley is off with Coachella at Sea.
I get lazy on vacation, so this may be my last Cover Friday of the year. Happy holidays, nerds!
Frank Ocean covers Fake Plastic Trees at a Spotify event last week. Via NME