Covers that beat the original (or you prefer)

Started by hargydon, Feb 19, 2021, in Music Add to Reading List

  1. hargydon
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    Feb 19, 2021
    A slight detour from hip hop...

    Post your favourite covers in the thread, especially ones you think surpass the original piece.

    Obviously the original has to come up with the creative idea first & foremost but sometimes a cover can have an alternative take that suits your tastes better or just executes the idea more proficiently.

    I’ll post some recent favourites of mine to get the ball rolling:





     
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    I'll do you one better. A song that is better than the song it samples.



     
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    :currydead:
     
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    Prefer Frank Oceans version more. I don't listen to Frank Sinatra like that lol
     
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    I’ve always preferred Bauhaus version of Ziggy Stardust to Bowies
     
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    d--- those guitars, much better.
    Truly heartbreaking.
     
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    One of my top 10 songs OAT
     
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