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29th Aug '16 3:43:39 PM twilicorn
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* "Beautiful World" by {{Music/Devo}} is a sarcastic anthem to the facade of happiness in a very flawed and imperfect world. Devo 2.0's "Beautiful World" is a peppy tribute to life and how great it is. It almost seems like the first is a deconstruction of the second.

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* "Beautiful World" by {{Music/Devo}} is a sarcastic anthem to the facade of happiness in a very flawed and imperfect world. Devo 2.0's (a one-off "next generation"-type group funded by Disney) version of "Beautiful World" is a peppy tribute to life and how great it is. It almost seems like the first is a deconstruction of the second.



%%* "Bitches Ain't Shit": Music/BenFolds' cover.

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%%* * "Bitches Ain't Shit": Music/BenFolds' cover.joke cover turns the song into a slow ballad.



* "Music/BlackSabbath": Music/TypeONegative actually recorded two versions of their cover of this song. The second version rewrote the lyrics to describe the same scenario (Satan rising from Hell and conquering the world) but from the perspective of Satan himself. The lines parallel the original in speaking to the person depicted in the original.

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* "Music/BlackSabbath": Music/TypeONegative actually recorded two versions different covers of their cover of this song.the tune. The second version rewrote the lyrics to describe the same scenario (Satan rising from Hell and conquering the world) but from the perspective of Satan himself. The lines parallel the original in speaking to the person depicted in the original.



* "The Book of Love" by Music/TheMagneticFields: [[Music/TheMagneticFields Stephin Merrit]] said the following about Music/PeterGabriel's cover:

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* "The Book of Love" by Music/TheMagneticFields: [[Music/TheMagneticFields Band member Stephin Merrit]] Merrit said the following about Music/PeterGabriel's cover:
29th Aug '16 3:29:54 PM twilicorn
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* "Siul a Ruin", an Irish folk song, has 18 million versions. Solas does a sweet, wistful version. Lorelei's verges on emo. The version done by Rosheen, sounds as though the singer is going to pick up her own sword and follow her love into battle.

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* "Siul a Ruin", an Irish folk song, has 18 million versions. many versions which zig-zag with the song's meaning.
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Solas does a sweet, wistful version. version.
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Lorelei's verges on emo. emo.
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The version done by Rosheen, sounds as though the singer is going to pick up her own sword and follow her love into battle.
19th Aug '16 2:10:07 PM Morgenthaler
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* "Georgia on My Mind" by Stuart Gorrell and Hoagy Carmichael: Gorrell originally wrote the lyrics for Georgia Carmichael, sister of Hoagy Carmichael. However, Georgia native RayCharles, finding the lyrics to be ambiguous enough to refer to the state as well, dedicated his performance of the song (the B-side of his hit single "What'd I Say?") to the state. "Georgia on My Mind" became the Georgia state song in 1979, mostly because of Charles' cover.

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* "Georgia on My Mind" by Stuart Gorrell and Hoagy Carmichael: Gorrell originally wrote the lyrics for Georgia Carmichael, sister of Hoagy Carmichael. However, Georgia native RayCharles, Music/RayCharles, finding the lyrics to be ambiguous enough to refer to the state as well, dedicated his performance of the song (the B-side of his hit single "What'd I Say?") to the state. "Georgia on My Mind" became the Georgia state song in 1979, mostly because of Charles' cover.
17th Aug '16 4:30:12 AM DisillusionedJoey
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** Not to mention "I've got you under my skin", a duet with a monster and his meal..
1st Aug '16 4:40:27 PM Morgenthaler
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** The Who covered "Fire" as part of Pete Townshend's solo album ''[[TheIronGiant The Iron Man]]'', where it becomes one of the space dragon's {{villain song}}s.
** MonkeyDust CrossesTheLineTwice, with The Paedofinder General playing and singing it while he turns [[BurnTheWitch his usual acticity]] into a light-and-music show.

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** The Who covered "Fire" as part of Pete Townshend's solo album ''[[TheIronGiant ''[[WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant The Iron Man]]'', where it becomes one of the space dragon's {{villain song}}s.
** MonkeyDust WesternAnimation/MonkeyDust CrossesTheLineTwice, with The Paedofinder General playing and singing it while he turns [[BurnTheWitch his usual acticity]] into a light-and-music show.
24th Jul '16 2:41:21 PM nombretomado
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* "Zippe-dee-doo-dah": BillBailey, during his ''Part Troll'' routine, suggests "Zippe-dee-doo-dah" as performed by Music/{{Portishead}} as a new British National Anthem, and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfjUburwcnU goes on to play what he thinks that would sound like]]. Unsurprisingly the song loses some of its upbeat tone.

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* "Zippe-dee-doo-dah": BillBailey, Music/BillBailey, during his ''Part Troll'' routine, suggests "Zippe-dee-doo-dah" as performed by Music/{{Portishead}} as a new British National Anthem, and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfjUburwcnU goes on to play what he thinks that would sound like]]. Unsurprisingly the song loses some of its upbeat tone.
24th Jul '16 2:39:41 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheMagicRoundabout'' theme was reimagined by BillBailey, complete with the "secret middle section" which reveals that Zebedee is a deformed, demonic megalomaniac with a DarkAndTroubledPast.

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* ''TheMagicRoundabout'' theme was reimagined by BillBailey, Music/BillBailey, complete with the "secret middle section" which reveals that Zebedee is a deformed, demonic megalomaniac with a DarkAndTroubledPast.
23rd Jul '16 9:05:05 AM nombretomado
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* "What's the Use of Won'drin" from Theatre/{{Carousel}}: AmandaPalmer's cover is a depiction of domestic violence and misogyny. Even when done straight, ValuesDissonance makes it pretty hard not to see the song any other way. The creepy music box style Amanda does it in makes it even more obvious, though. At some points in the song, a woman can be heard faintly sobbing.

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* "What's the Use of Won'drin" from Theatre/{{Carousel}}: AmandaPalmer's Music/AmandaPalmer's cover is a depiction of domestic violence and misogyny. Even when done straight, ValuesDissonance makes it pretty hard not to see the song any other way. The creepy music box style Amanda does it in makes it even more obvious, though. At some points in the song, a woman can be heard faintly sobbing.
23rd Jul '16 9:04:42 AM nombretomado
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* "Oasis" by AmandaPalmer was redone by the same artist, making it more "serious," after people complained that the song was making light of rape and abortion.

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* "Oasis" by AmandaPalmer Music/AmandaPalmer was redone by the same artist, making it more "serious," after people complained that the song was making light of rape and abortion.
17th Jul '16 4:47:46 AM twilicorn
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* "Viva la Vida" by Music/{{Coldplay}}: Music/JoyElectric changed one important word from the chorus in his cover: from "I know St. Peter won't call my name," to "I know St. Peter will call my name."

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* "Viva la Vida" by Music/{{Coldplay}}: Music/JoyElectric changed one important word from the chorus in his cover: cover, from "I know St. Peter won't call my name," to "I know St. Peter will ''will'' call my name."
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