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18th Sep '16 7:50:01 AM F1Krazy
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* ''Series/TheStoryOfTracyBeaker'' had a slower, more sombre piano rendition of the theme song, that would play over more poignant moments, mostly revolving around Tracy and [[ParentalAbandonment her absent mother]].
23rd Aug '16 4:54:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[Series/LateNight Jimmy Fallon]] and BruceSpringsteen performed a Music/NeilYoung-style cover of Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair".
** Also on the same show, AliciaKeys took it UpToEleven with a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BW2NuxOC8fU soulful rendition]] of the GummiBears theme song.

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* [[Series/LateNight Jimmy Fallon]] and BruceSpringsteen Music/BruceSpringsteen performed a Music/NeilYoung-style cover of Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair".
** Also on the same show, AliciaKeys Music/AliciaKeys took it UpToEleven with a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BW2NuxOC8fU soulful rendition]] of the GummiBears theme song.
27th Jul '16 4:27:52 PM Tudor
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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
23rd Jul '16 9:04:28 AM nombretomado
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* AmandaPalmer (formerly of The Dresden Dolls) wrote a song ("[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C17yfGyJjM Oasis]]") about a girl who is raped at a party and decides to get an abortion. The catch? It's an [[LyricalDissonance upbeat 60's-style ditty]], and the girl is super excited because Oasis answered her fan letter and sent her a photograph ("It's autographed and everything!"). The networks did not like it. At all. The other catch? The song is ''based on her own experiences'', because she considers humor a perfectly healthy way of dealing with trauma. Just as a statement, Amanda regularly plays about 30 seconds of a ridiculously moody, minor-key version of the song during concerts before switching back to the regular upbeat version.

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* AmandaPalmer Music/AmandaPalmer (formerly of The Dresden Dolls) wrote a song ("[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C17yfGyJjM Oasis]]") about a girl who is raped at a party and decides to get an abortion. The catch? It's an [[LyricalDissonance upbeat 60's-style ditty]], and the girl is super excited because Oasis answered her fan letter and sent her a photograph ("It's autographed and everything!"). The networks did not like it. At all. The other catch? The song is ''based on her own experiences'', because she considers humor a perfectly healthy way of dealing with trauma. Just as a statement, Amanda regularly plays about 30 seconds of a ridiculously moody, minor-key version of the song during concerts before switching back to the regular upbeat version.
10th Jul '16 8:25:13 PM Discar
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* Exceedingly common among genre film trailers in UsefulNotes/TheNewTens, with examples such as ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'' and ''Film/SuicideSquad'' springing to mind. It could be argued that ''Film/TheSocialNetwork'' 's teaser was the kickoff point for this trend.

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* Exceedingly common among genre film trailers in UsefulNotes/TheNewTens, with examples such as ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'' and ''Film/SuicideSquad'' ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'' springing to mind. It could be argued that ''Film/TheSocialNetwork'' 's teaser was the kickoff point for this trend.
22nd Jun '16 5:22:54 AM gewunomox
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* Walk into any department store, [[TheElevatorFromIpanema they often play muzak covers of this sort for famous pop songs]]. You might encounter a slower, softer version of [[TheRollingStones Start Me Up]], or Mr Mister's Broken Wings.

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* Walk into any department store, [[TheElevatorFromIpanema they often play muzak covers of this sort for famous pop songs]]. You might encounter a slower, softer version of [[TheRollingStones [[Music/TheRollingStones Start Me Up]], or Mr Mister's Broken Wings.
21st Jun '16 7:27:15 PM gewunomox
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* [[Series/LateNight Jimmy Fallon]] and BruceSpringsteen performed a NeilYoung-style cover of Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair".

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* [[Series/LateNight Jimmy Fallon]] and BruceSpringsteen performed a NeilYoung-style Music/NeilYoung-style cover of Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair".
4th Jun '16 7:51:53 PM gewunomox
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* Music/{{Calexico}} also has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGTM2s9hfBU a very stripped down acoustic version]] of TheClash's "Guns of Brixton."

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* Music/{{Calexico}} also has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGTM2s9hfBU a very stripped down acoustic version]] of TheClash's Music/TheClash's "Guns of Brixton."
4th Jun '16 6:31:43 PM gewunomox
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* Music/ToriAmos does this with most of her covers, turning them into low-key, piano-driven ballads. Her earlier successes with this treatment include [[{{Music/Nirvana}} "Smells Like Teen Spirit"]] and [[{{REM}} "Losing My Religion"]]. Her cover album ''Strange Little Girls'' had some of these (i.e. [[Music/DepecheMode "Enjoy the Silence"]], [[Music/TomWaits "Time"]], "I Don't Like Mondays", [[Music/{{Slayer}} "Raining Blood"]] & "Real Men").

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* Music/ToriAmos does this with most of her covers, turning them into low-key, piano-driven ballads. Her earlier successes with this treatment include [[{{Music/Nirvana}} "Smells Like Teen Spirit"]] and [[{{REM}} [[Music/{{REM}} "Losing My Religion"]]. Her cover album ''Strange Little Girls'' had some of these (i.e. [[Music/DepecheMode "Enjoy the Silence"]], [[Music/TomWaits "Time"]], "I Don't Like Mondays", [[Music/{{Slayer}} "Raining Blood"]] & "Real Men").
24th May '16 3:49:45 PM bobfrank
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* [[Music/OzzyOsbourne Crazy Train]] [[BetterThanItSounds works surprisingly well]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFAL2nTOQ-Q as a sad, quiet, introspective ballad.]]
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