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7th Jan '17 4:17:54 PM DaibhidC
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** They did the same thing to the ''Series/SesameStreet'' theme song. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx4chPKwcbY It was horridly depressing, because of the context.]]

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** They did the same thing to the ''Series/SesameStreet'' theme song. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx4chPKwcbY It was horridly depressing, because of the context.]]]] (If you can't follow the link, an already sad and wistful cover is juxtaposed with a patient's death, JD reflecting on the lessons ''Sesame Street'' taught him, and evidence that the new interns haven't learned those lessons at all. ''Can'' you tell him how to get to Sesame Street?)
7th Jan '17 4:11:25 PM DaibhidC
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* The opening ceremony of the 2014 [[TheCommonwealthOfNations Commonwealth Games]] in Glasgow included a [[[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFV97KAGsAg ballet routine]] to a softer and slower cover of Music/TheProclaimers' highly energetic "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1OggKaCFKQ I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)]]" by indie band Sleeping At Last.

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* The opening ceremony of the 2014 [[TheCommonwealthOfNations Commonwealth Games]] in Glasgow included a [[[[https://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFV97KAGsAg ballet routine]] to a softer and slower cover of Music/TheProclaimers' highly energetic "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1OggKaCFKQ I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)]]" by indie band Sleeping At Last.
7th Jan '17 4:10:07 PM DaibhidC
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** This has become such a [[AVeryBritishChristmas Christmas cliché]] that in 2013 Radio 4's "You and Yours" [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03kv1f1 ran a contest]] to suggest a song for the "Christmas advert treatment", receiving nearly 200 suggestions and going with Music/ScissorSisters "I Don't Feel Like Dancing".

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** This has become such a [[AVeryBritishChristmas Christmas cliché]] that in 2013 Radio 4's "You and Yours" [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03kv1f1 ran a contest]] to suggest a song for the "Christmas advert treatment", receiving nearly 200 suggestions and going with Music/ScissorSisters "I Don't Feel Like Dancing". "The John Lewis version" is now British shorthand for a Softer and Slower Cover.



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* The opening ceremony of the 2014 [[TheCommonwealthOfNations Commonwealth Games]] in Glasgow included a [[[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFV97KAGsAg ballet routine]] to a softer and slower cover of Music/TheProclaimers' highly energetic "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1OggKaCFKQ I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)]]" by indie band Sleeping At Last.
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* A recent Broadway revival of "Godspell" took the bouncy, hope-filled "Beautiful City" and made it a slow, acoustic song - which many fans believe gave the song more depth and resonance

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* A recent Broadway revival of "Godspell" took the bouncy, hope-filled "Beautiful City" and made it a slow, acoustic song - which many fans believe gave the song more depth and resonanceresonance.
20th Dec '16 11:30:30 PM wolftickets1969
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* The Deluxe Edition of Music/{{Ayria}}'s ''Paper Dolls'' includes stripped-down remixes of "Not Receiving", "Sticks and Stones", and "Barren".
11th Dec '16 2:26:45 PM DaibhidC
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* ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'''s "Faith of the Heart."
1st Dec '16 11:30:33 AM IzzyMaleficent
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* Most of Nicole Dollanganger's [[https://nicoledollanganger.bandcamp.com/album/covers covers]] fall under this category.
14th Nov '16 7:31:35 AM contrafanxxx
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* The trailer for ''Film/GhostInTheShell2017'' has a softer version of Music/DepecheMode's "Enjoy the Silence".
5th Nov '16 12:31:30 PM Morgenthaler
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* Before the ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' episode gave it similar treatment, Obadiah Parker performed a slow, melancholy take of {{OutKast}}'s "Hey Ya."

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* Before the ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' episode gave it similar treatment, Obadiah Parker performed a slow, melancholy take of {{OutKast}}'s Music/{{OutKast}}'s "Hey Ya."
29th Oct '16 10:00:45 AM nombretomado
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* For their stint on Fox's ''{{Grease}} Live!'', [=DNCE=] recorded a slow, doo-wop rendition of their SignatureSong "Cake By The Ocean", which they played during the senior prom scene.

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* For their stint on Fox's ''{{Grease}} ''Theatre/{{Grease}} Live!'', [=DNCE=] recorded a slow, doo-wop rendition of their SignatureSong "Cake By The Ocean", which they played during the senior prom scene.
19th Oct '16 5:45:56 PM nombretomado
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* In {{Drakengard}} 2, the sinister song ''Growing Wings'' from the first game gains a much slower version and smooth version, which plays for the first time during the scene where [[spoiler:[[TearJerker Caim and Angelus both die together]], and in which we hear for the first time in two games the thoughts of Caim :]]

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* In {{Drakengard}} 2, ''VideoGame/{{Drakengard 2}}'', the sinister song ''Growing Wings'' from the first game gains a much slower version and smooth version, which plays for the first time during the scene where [[spoiler:[[TearJerker Caim and Angelus both die together]], and in which we hear for the first time in two games the thoughts of Caim :]]
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