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    (Original post by SamTheMan)

    Oasis have said they might do an Oasis-style cover of a Ryan Adams song.

    Oh dear God no!!!! :eek:
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    (Original post by flompy)
    Oh dear God no!!!! :eek:
    I Heard that on XFM. It might have just been a joke.

    I remembered a terrible US cover that isn't very well known.

    Save Ferris did "Come On Eileen" and I really don't know why they bothered to cover such a great pop gem.

    "Every Breath You Take" is a pretty average cover by Puff Daddy but probably not the worst cover ever. But it was clearly just a huge commericial move to raise money.
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    (Original post by SamTheMan)
    "Every Breath You Take" is a pretty average cover by Puff Daddy but probably not the worst cover ever. But it was clearly just a huge commericial move to raise money.

    I don't know, i didn't think it twas any good. Kinda thought it was a crap way to mourn (sp) a dead person. I don't know it just seems so impersonal. Sorry just blabbin now...
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    (Original post by flompy)
    I don't know, i didn't think it twas any good. Kinda thought it was a crap way to mourn (sp) a dead person. I don't know it just seems so impersonal. Sorry just blabbin now...
    You're probably right. You'd think that if someone wrote a song for you once you're dead, they'd actually bother to write the song.
    I heard that the idea of the song was just to raise money for Notorious B.I.G.'s kids. But it just seemed like the commercial side of things was more important than the emotional aspects.

    I felt bad for Sting who got his fantastic song butchered by some idiot who only knows how to create a badboy image and has no real musical talent (that was a personal comment, Sean Combs is after all, an important producer).
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    (Original post by flompy)
    the only good US cover, imo, is Ryan Adams' version of Wonderwall. I love it!! it always makes me smile :rolleyes: Bit slow for some people though.
    seconded. It's apparently being released. Can't see it doing too well with the musical tastes of the youth of today <goes off to put on his slippers, sit in a rocking chair and smoke a pipe>
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    Thought of another cover scissor sisters - comfortably numb i quite like it
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    Does anyone remember the Mike Flower Pops cover of Wonderwall? I hated that song
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    William Shatner is doing a version of 'common people'...

    It's in that link somewhere....
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    (Original post by TheMutantGerbil)
    seconded. It's apparently being released. Can't see it doing too well with the musical tastes of the youth of today <goes off to put on his slippers, sit in a rocking chair and smoke a pipe>

    Lol. I always get the piss taken out of me for listen to Ryan Adams :rolleyes: My friends listen to house and trance and think they can take the mickey for lack of talent.....
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    (Original post by SamTheMan)
    You're probably right. You'd think that if someone wrote a song for you once you're dead, they'd actually bother to write the song.
    I heard that the idea of the song was just to raise money for Notorious B.I.G.'s kids. But it just seemed like the commercial side of things was more important than the emotional aspects.

    I felt bad for Sting who got his fantastic song butchered by some idiot who only knows how to create a badboy image and has no real musical talent (that was a personal comment, Sean Combs is after all, an important producer).

    Your right about the badboy image but i don't think he even does that well
 
 
 
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