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precision
May 7, 2006

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In order not to confuse the Worst Cover Song thread by turning it around, I figured we could use a thread for good (or "good") covers.

One of my favorite hidden gem covers is Luna's take on "Sweet Child of Mine":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xemNsR6TzrA

Yo La Tengo have two whole albums of (good) covers, but I'm particularly partial to their take on "Sweet Dreams":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcPAxFdR0Js

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precision
May 7, 2006

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CaptainYesterday posted:

Hanson covering Radiohead's Optimistic is pretty good.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upgejnlYgSE

This is really old, right? I seem to remember hearing it about 6 years ago and yes, it is actually quite good.

Here is Arab Strap making it sound like they wrote the song, or should have done:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZH1f3jENu0

precision
May 7, 2006

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The Raveonettes do a beautiful shoegazey cover of "The End":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTx5kszDSbA

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