Tuesday, August 08, 2006
Top Five Covers
Ok, i'm going to put these down even though i know i'm forgetting something.
5. La Cienega Just Smiled - Doveman (Ryan Adams cover)
4. Close to Me - The Get Up Kids (Cure cover)
3. Such Great Heights - Iron & Wine (Postal Service Cover)
2. Wonderwall - Ryan Adams (Oasis cover)
1. Thunder Road - Bonnie "Prince" Billy/Tortoise (Springsteen cover)
My favorite covers that i've seen/heard live have to be
2. Madonna Medley - Possom Dixon (This included snippets of early Madonna hits. It also included the lead singer writhing on the keyboard.)
1. She Don't Use Jelly - Ben Kweller (I caught this at a small club in OKC and the entire time i wondered if Wayne was present.)
Honerable mentions include:
Handle With Care - Jenny Lewis; 5 years - Seu Jorge; Landslide - Dixie Chicks(that's right); Straight Outta Compton - Nina Gordon; Morrissey EP - Colin Meloy; WhenDoves Cry - Damien Rice; One More Night - Nina Gordon; Against All Odds - Postal Service; Waiting for a Superman - Iron&Wine
If anyone wants me to post the mp3's for any of these other covers let me know.