Cover Meme
0 comment Friday, May 2, 2014 |
Professor Anonymous and leigh tagged me with this meme. Best cover and worst cover ever. leigh used Hendrix does Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower", which was very inconsiderate of her, seeing as it is my all-time favorite - dammit leigh!Never fear though. I have another fav. JLK is "of the firm opinion that you can ruin ANYthing.....ANYTHING by doing a country version of it". Just to prove her wrong, I give you this:Ben Folds Five live cover of "Champagne Supernova" originally by Oasis.I can't seem to embed it in the post (it will only go into the sidebar), so just click the link. There's no video.Now, I'm not a tremendous Oasis fan (understatement of the year), but this song is just breathtaking.-----------------------------------------------------------------------To demonstrate that the previous entry is not a fluke, I also recommend ANYTHING (but particularly "Highway to Hell") by Hayseed Dixie. They are an AC/DC cover band (get it? try saying "Hayseed Dixie" aloud) and they are just fucking awesome!Wonderful, isn't it? I have no fucking clue what the accompanying video is all about.---------------------------------------------------------------------And now for something completely different!Worst cover ever:Britney Spears does butchers "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" by the Stones as an opener to her own "Oops! I Did it Again".No, no, no, no, no, no, nooooooooo!!!!!111!!1!!!!!11!!!Wrong-wrong-wrongity-wrong on sooooooo many levels. First of all, she's got no business even approaching this song, nor does she have any business doing classic rock. Period. (Don't even get me started on her cover of Joan Jett's "I Love Rock and Roll", originally by the Arrows.) But just to add insult to sacrilege, she uses what is widely believed to be The Best R & R Song of All Time to open her own lollipop garbage! But the wrongity of the whole thing doesn't stop there! Oh no! Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, did you notice that the whole performance starts with her seated in a chair in a Michael Jackson get-up? Which she then proceeds to tear off and prance around in a costume that is all but, and certainly suggests, total nudity a la "Flashdance".Just in case you missed the heretical mash-up of artists/genres/pop-culture references, I bolded them for you."One of these things is not like the others,One of these things does not belong...."Oh right, none of them belong together!What the fuck is going on here!?!? The whole unholy union is like a musical representation of hell. It couldn't possibly be worse than this. I dare anybody to find something that is more of an affront to rock and roll than this criminally bad piece.OK, so what have you got Acadamnit, Toaster, Hermie, BeanMom, Nat, and Stephanie?

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