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Cover versions better than the originals

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1 minute ago, Clubsport911 said:

Oh no... the Renaissance Mix features again - Soooo much better than the poop of the original.  

To me, it rocks at 3:30-4:45

AND NOW... the crappy original

Absolutely totally better.

This 3 cd compilation is absolutely tremendous. Over twenty years later I still play it loads!

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And since I'm in a dance mood this Saturday lunchtime, I would like to suggest One Dove - White Love Psychic Masturbation Mix. As first seen on  The House Collection  0  Tall Paul Mix in 1993 [EEK - where did the time go ?] Epic - mixing straight to CJ Bolland -  have had so many parties in my house and used this as the opening CD (see below) 

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Now, the orginal is lot more musical in some ways, but never (to me get's off the ground). The remix has one downside  - it takes a couple of minutes to get going, so please bear with it. Finally, the remix has a class section - not heard on the original at 4:00-4:50

The remix

Now, the tuneful and very different, original

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12 minutes ago, QuestForThe13thNote said:

Over twenty years later I still play it loads!

Hmmm... then you will like (perhaps ?) my next suggestion...

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10 minutes ago, Clubsport911 said:

Hmmm... then you will like (perhaps ?) my next suggestion...

Had a listen to both thanks. Quite a good track. It is nicer when it’s sped up with more rhythm and incorporates the same melody on the original.

House music is suited to remixed covers, maybe best genre for remixes. Will try and think of some others I have. 

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The most obvious one I was thinking of - Underworld dark train mix versus the original from dubnobasswithyourheadman. technically not a ‘cover’ by another artist. 

I prefer the faster dark train mix. I love the skipping sound on the track as if the train is skipping over the tracks plus the whoosh as it’s going under bridges. Listening to this loud on a fast train is tantalisingly hypnotic. I was playing it on the Shinkansen (bullet train) in Japan once. 

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Can't decide original or cover , great tune .

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Kristina Train, Sparks Coldplay cover

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Crowded House - She's Not There.

Hue & Cry - Shipbuilding.

The Beautiful South - Don't Stop Moving

Richard Thompson - Persuasion. Debateable as to whether this one counts as a cover as it's a co-write that the co-writer released a version of first.

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AC/DC’s inbred cousins !

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Quite a straight copy of the Screamin’ Jay Hawkins song... just better.

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Liz Fraser (of Cocteau Twins fame) on vocals covering Tim Buckley.  Stunning.

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3 hours ago, Sam Vimes said:

Crowded House - She's Not There.

Hue & Cry - Shipbuilding.

The Beautiful South - Don't Stop Moving

Richard Thompson - Persuasion. Debateable as to whether this one counts as a cover as it's a co-write that the co-writer released a version of first.

Definitely rep for ship building.

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