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Old 21-02-2013, 17:26
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Whats everyone strangest or worst cover of a song over the past few decades?

I know there a few, but it just seems to the same one over and over again, I has there ever been any Cover songs of Hard rock/mental by pop Bands?
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Old 21-02-2013, 17:47
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If you're talking strangest, this has got to be up there.
Stairway to Heaven Rolf Harris.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPOIy4Kb9M4
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Old 21-02-2013, 19:10
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The worst, in my humble opinion, is the murdering of Free's classic song "All Right Now" by Rod Stewart and again by Pepsi and Shirlie!

Rod Stewart has released some great stuff over the years, especially with The Faces, but what the **** was he thinking of here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff3__8U7Ivw

And as for Pepsi & Shirlie - can it honestly get any worse?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBVLEorAEnc
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Old 21-02-2013, 19:41
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The Mike Flowers Pops did a slow Andy Williams style swing version of Wonderwall which I think is inspired, especially with the nostalgia for sixties derived pop culture during that time:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy1ueZf1WMQ
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Old 21-02-2013, 19:48
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If you're talking strangest, this has got to be up there.
Stairway to Heaven Rolf Harris.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPOIy4Kb9M4
Worse one by Rolf harris has to - I touch me myself
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Old 21-02-2013, 20:03
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This one fits into the 'strange' category. Imo, it's weird but rather wonderful.

I give you German a capella metal (yes, you read that right) band Van Canto's cover of Iron Maiden's Fear Of The Dark

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyHcIHssdHA

This is the original
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nba3Tr_GLZU
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Old 21-02-2013, 20:06
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If you're talking strangest, this has got to be up there.
Stairway to Heaven Rolf Harris.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPOIy4Kb9M4
I heard some band called Led Zeppelin cover this. It was shite.
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Old 22-02-2013, 09:02
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a cover version of the rolling stones "(i cant get no) satisfaction"

by bubblerock.... (jonathon king)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66cTHKWtfAE
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Old 22-02-2013, 10:12
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Whats everyone strangest or worst cover of a song over the past few decades?

I know there a few, but it just seems to the same one over and over again, I has there ever been any Cover songs of Hard rock/mental by pop Bands?
Sheryl Crow did Sweet Child of Mine and, in-famously, Sugababes and Girls Aloud did Walk This Way, which also qualifies as possibly the worst cover ever.
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Old 22-02-2013, 10:20
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Celine Dion and Anastacia...You Shook Me All NIght Long by AC/DC.

So hideous I can't face posting the link...search if you dare
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Old 22-02-2013, 10:53
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I always thought this was strange but oddly brilliant

http://youtu.be/HaFhUvL_C1s
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Old 22-02-2013, 11:27
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Nina gordon covering NWA's straight outta compton
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG2EGOB9-lc
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Old 22-02-2013, 12:45
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Robbie Williams did an awful cover of Kooks by David Bowie.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JA3-X...e_gdata_player
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Old 22-02-2013, 12:49
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Richard Cheese-Chop Suey..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWnLyTxSQiY
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Old 22-02-2013, 14:12
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Celine Dion and Anastacia...You Shook Me All NIght Long by AC/DC.

So hideous I can't face posting the link...search if you dare
I took the dare and I really regret it now
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Old 22-02-2013, 18:27
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I took the dare and I really regret it now
I'm still not quite right...
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Old 22-02-2013, 19:42
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Slayer original version of Raining Blood

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8ZqFlw6hYg

Tori Amos' bizzare cover of it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz0Q91VFsOk
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Old 22-02-2013, 19:57
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I don't know about 'bizarre' but anyone who can actually sing is going to improve a Slayer song, surely?
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Old 22-02-2013, 20:00
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Mariah Carey's I Wanna Know What Love Is was pretty...random. It's not bad, it's just like what?
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Old 22-02-2013, 20:05
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I don't know about 'bizarre' but anyone who can actually sing is going to improve a Slayer song, surely?
Heresy!!!!!!!!!
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Old 22-02-2013, 20:08
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Nouvelle Vague's cover of Depeche Mode's Just Can't Get Enough was a very strange but beautiful cover version.

Hearing The Saturdays covering that same song was quite a strange one too.
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Old 22-02-2013, 20:08
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Been discussed before-this version of Europe's "The Final Countdown" is the clear winner

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjeMD...B72D10618F260D
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Old 22-02-2013, 20:19
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Madonna - American Pie seemed a bit odd at the time.
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Old 22-02-2013, 20:23
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Chop Suey - Avril Lavigne (I'm unsure if she even glanced at the words before doing this): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3QCeftXMjs

Smells Like Teen Spirit - Miley Cyrus: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySsbkLVuYOs
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