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Vracer111
Vracer111 Reader
4/9/16 5:01 p.m.

And then there are songs that you just can't choose a better version, like this one:

aLIEz (Japanese & Piano version)

Or

aLIEz ( English & heavier version)

Knurled
Knurled GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
4/9/16 5:31 p.m.

Anything that Joan Jett covered > original. Period.

And, a significant of the Runaways/Blackhearts songs were covers. Once they cover it, it's theirs.

Knurled
Knurled GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
4/9/16 5:39 p.m.
Karacticus
Karacticus GRM+ Memberand HalfDork
4/10/16 8:57 a.m.

Not that ZZ Top's version of La Grange is shabby, but this one by Graffix 420 just makes me giggle--

https://youtu.be/BrkPjHjItac?list=PL0hPBYCrirFV-Gz50LsQzLeQCJMsL2xLz

However, I cannot explain why it ends with "Vote Quimby!"

T.J.
T.J. UltimaDork
4/10/16 10:41 a.m.

I like Redbird's version of "You Are the Everything" better than the R.E.M. version.

WildScotsRacing
WildScotsRacing HalfDork
4/13/16 10:43 a.m.

The Sound of Silence, original a'cappella arrangement and recording by Gentlemen of the College (William and Mary, Mens' jazz choir). The composer is a music student. The harmony tuning and relative intonation is flawless. The arrangement uses frequent dissonance tension and resolution, as well a form of bell-toning I've never heard used before: he builds bell-tones from the bottom up within the text rather than on a single vowel, which creates a wonderfully eerie sound effect. Please give a listen:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2yuA0hfaAU&ebc=ANyPxKpxiNgEeGCEIwfq8ufjFjbBNYMISjJWFtwSwX26JWge_9sh2fiEty90LeKq4nM7DWIYnMamNMi-hgwtmRTqc8aP7I3DDA

Wall-e
Wall-e GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
4/13/16 7:03 p.m.

Genesis' "Land of confusion" by Disturbed.

Lesley
Lesley PowerDork
4/14/16 10:24 a.m.

Agreed, gave me shivers.

mtn wrote: Paul Simon, and Simon and Garfunkel, are 2 of my very favorite acts; with the former being among my very favorite songwriters. I think Sounds of Silence is one of the better songs I've ever heard; their rendition is amazing. I hate heavy metal. Disturbed covered Sounds of Silence, and it is incredible. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bk7RVw3I8eg
Karacticus
Karacticus GRM+ Memberand HalfDork
4/14/16 10:41 a.m.

"Happy Together" by Filter instead of the Turtles (once you get past the "art" part of the video)

https://youtu.be/eAnBbgl2RrY

KyAllroad
KyAllroad UltraDork
4/14/16 10:41 a.m.
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