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Old 05-13-2011, 02:34 AM   #46
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Also, speaking of the Deftones, I prefer their version of The Cure's "If Only Tonight We Could Sleep".

Deftones - If Only Tonight We Could Sleep (Lyrics kick in around 2:45): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPSX1BdHstE

The Cure's Version (Lyrics kick in around 2:50): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucbfzjFqbUc

I felt the Deftones' take was darker and more seductive.
Thats a sick performance, back when Chino was fat haha. I saw them recently in Camden, he was jumping around the stage going nuts. Crazy energy. They got 2 new covers I like on the new album:
Do you Believe (The Cardigans cover)
Ghosts (Japan)
They also covered Sweetest Perfection by Depeche Mode, I like that one too. However I am biased as hell towards Deftones, not even denying that.

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Old 05-13-2011, 02:34 AM   #47
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Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:35 AM   #48
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Thats a sick performance, back when Chino was fat haha. I saw them recently in Camden, he was jumping around the stage going nuts. Crazy energy. They got 2 new covers I like on the new album:
Do you Believe (The Cardigans cover)
Ghosts (Japan)
They also covered Sweetest Perfection by Depeche Mode, I like that one too. However I am biased as hell towards Deftones, not even denying that.
Yessir. I saw them in Grand Rapids last year. It was pretty awesome to see Chino seemingly refreshed and in shape. I was worried about him for a while. But he came out on stage staring out into the abyss, grinning, as if he were reborn. It was a spectacular show.

And I am a big fan of their version of "Do You Believe", though I am unfamiliar with the original. I am not as big a fan of "Ghosts".
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Old 05-13-2011, 10:33 AM   #49
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Yessir. I saw them in Grand Rapids last year. It was pretty awesome to see Chino seemingly refreshed and in shape. I was worried about him for a while. But he came out on stage staring out into the abyss, grinning, as if he were reborn. It was a spectacular show.

And I am a big fan of their version of "Do You Believe", though I am unfamiliar with the original. I am not as big a fan of "Ghosts".

I just started listening to their latest album. Think the album is phenomenal.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:36 PM   #50
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Wow, is this version better than Marvin Gaye's?!?!

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Old 03-28-2012, 11:42 PM   #51
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Brandon Hines completely OBLITERATES Lil Wayne's original version of "How to Love"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nhv1R12bcg

Takes a crappy song and makes it great
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http://www.youtube.com/user/megannicolesite/videos

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A lot of R&B buffs are going to disagree with me, but...

yea i have to disagree, maybe if you said Gladys Knight and the Pips I'd agree but you are entitled to your opinion because I know a lot of people know the version you posted over the other ones.
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And I am a big fan of their version of "Do You Believe", though I am unfamiliar with the original. I am not as big a fan of "Ghosts".
Finally got around to listening to the original version of "Do You Believe" by the Cardigans and I think the Deftones' version blows it away.

Cardigans (Original): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grM7VtVKl0w

Deftones (Cover): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZ6_WsadBAo
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Off topic but I recently learned that some female singer named Birdy covered Bon Iver's "Skinny Love" and ppl actually prefer it to the original.

Birdy
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The cover is so hollow compared to the original.

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Amish Paradise over the Coolio version all day errday
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Whitney Houston's I will always love youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!

powerful song....
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I can't stand listening to Limp Bizkit anymore but I used to love "Faith" by them. Much better than The Who.
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Amish Paradise over the Coolio version all day errday

Parody ≠ Cover
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