You Are In Charge Of A Hot Happening Young MTV-Ready Band. What Indie/Post-Punk/Etc Obscurity Do You Have Them Cover That Will Hit The Charts In A Heartbeat!

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why would anyone wanna celebrate someone being dead?

see the entire history of Christianity.

noodle vague (noodle vague), Monday, 5 April 2004 23:18 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

The only one misspelling his name was Kurdt.

They want to celebrate for the money. "Kurt's Death: 10 years later" sells a lot more issues of Spin/RS/Geetar Magazine than another Blink 182 cover.

miloauckerman (miloauckerman), Monday, 5 April 2004 23:22 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Dido doing Me I Disconnect From You spells hitsville!

scott seward (scott seward), Monday, 5 April 2004 23:25 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I really need an MP3 of Dominatrix.

JtN OTM.

suzy (suzy), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 00:03 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Also if we turn this concept on its head, back in the mists of time I suggested to Nick Currie that he cover 'Sex Shooter' by Vanity 6 by way of some raspy Gainsbourgisms.

suzy (suzy), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 00:06 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Daniel Bedingfield: "Calling Your Name" (Simple Minds)

Tim Finney (Tim Finney), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 00:25 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

why didn't they do this in 2001 as a 10 years since Nevermind came out or something like that?

Because that was right around the time the World Trade Center was destroyed, and MTV was showing nothing but CNN 24 hours a day. A lot of cable channels were.

Mr. Snrub (Mr. Snrub), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 00:35 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Kanye West-"Birdhouse in Your Soul"

C0L1N B3CK3TT (Colin Beckett), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 01:01 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

hahaha

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 01:03 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

two for two!

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 01:03 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

hey Sasha - theres a bark psychosis version of '3 girl rhumba' which is pretty odd.. haven't heard this mainstream one yet though..

chris andrews (fraew), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 02:27 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

but....on the back of Bleach it says Kurdt

Dude (The Yellow Dart), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 05:16 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

did nobody remember that Chicks on Speed covered that Delta 5 song?

i think a sports punk band covering, say, "television addict" by the victims could be a huge hit..

the surface noise (electricsound), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 05:20 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Haven't seen it posted yet, but have your psuedo-wet indie band cover Berlin's The Metro.

Not that it can't be done again, but the bizarro SF band I Am Spoonbender already did that, though they renamed it "Where Do Words Go?"

no opinion, Tuesday, 6 April 2004 05:24 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

The Rasmus - 'Da Da Da'

William Bloody Swygart (mrswygart), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 07:46 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Hmm, overnight this has practically turned into

OFFICIAL TRIFE/HULKINGTON BEST OF THE 90s MIX

DJ Mencap (DJ Mencap), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 07:50 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Maroon 5- How You Remind Me.

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 08:35 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Followed by: Maroon 5 - Outdoor Miner.

mike t-diva (mike t-diva), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 09:50 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Maroon 5 "Can't be Funky"

christhamrin (christhamrin), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 13:32 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Some girl trio in the Atomic Kitten vein: "The Orchids" by Psychic TV, followed up by Strawberry Switchblade's "10 James Orr Street".

Dammit, given away my plans for world domination now.

OleM (OleM), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 14:04 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

"Echos Myron"!

Simon H., Tuesday, 6 April 2004 14:16 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I was debating that or "I am a Scientist"

This thread reminds me of my idea to start a pre-fab indie group that would do half covers. Like the band sof yesteryear would do. I AM THIS GENERATIONS MALCOM MCLAREN.

christhamrin (christhamrin), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 14:20 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Linkin Park - "Bela Lugosi's Dead"

Curt1s St3ph3ns, Tuesday, 6 April 2004 14:27 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Fountains of Wayne - "Calling All Girls"

Curt1s St3ph3ns, Tuesday, 6 April 2004 14:28 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I'd be very happy if either Busted or McFly decided that the thing to do would be to cover both sides of the "The Sun Shines Here" / "I'll Be Your Surprise" 7" by Hurrah!

#1 guaranteed. I guarantee it. And I can, you know.

Tim (Tim), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 14:35 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

sum41 - "stand and deliver"

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 18:22 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

(or "save the gorillas" take yr pick)

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 18:23 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

jc chasez - "if i was your girlfriend"

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 18:23 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

TLC did beat him to it, although I guess that it has been a good 10 years now. hmmm... I'd like to hear it. Or he could maybe do "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man".

Broheems (diamond), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 19:12 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I think the only thing that could endear JC Chasez to me is if he covered "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa"

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 20:15 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Oh this is fucking ridiculous. It's a rule that EVERY hip MTV-ready indie breakout must do "outdoor miner" by Wire. D-U-FUCKING-H!

donut bitch (donut), Tuesday, 6 April 2004 20:18 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

eleven months pass...
"Dazzle" by Siouxsie for Gwen Stefani's next album.

scott seward (scott seward), Friday, 25 March 2005 13:57 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

wait, i changed my mind. dfa-produced cover of kick in the eye by bauhaus for gwen.

scott seward (scott seward), Friday, 25 March 2005 14:11 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

"Peekaboo" for Gwen.

And somebody's gotta do the Violent Femmes' "Add It Up."

Rick Massimo (Rick Massimo), Friday, 25 March 2005 14:37 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

As I don't still don't know how they didn't dominate the charts worldwide (even despite Patrick Fitzgerald being openly homosexual), someone could easily hit #1 with one of their songs...from "Come on Now" (some modern-rock band like Puddle of Mudd could cover it, not that I'd want to hear the abomination) to "The 1001st Fault" (which would be so great for an emo group).

What we want? Sex with T.V. stars! What you want? Ian Riese-Moraine! (Eastern Ma, Friday, 25 March 2005 14:55 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

^"their" being Kitchens of Distinction, of course

What we want? Sex with T.V. stars! What you want? Ian Riese-Moraine! (Eastern Ma, Friday, 25 March 2005 14:55 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Well, maybe not #1, but could definitely go Top 40.

What we want? Sex with T.V. stars! What you want? Ian Riese-Moraine! (Eastern Ma, Friday, 25 March 2005 14:56 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Some R&B queen should do a cover of ESG's "Moody", too.

What we want? Sex with T.V. stars! What you want? Ian Riese-Moraine! (Eastern Ma, Friday, 25 March 2005 14:57 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Franz Ferdinand's cover of ABC's "Poison Arrow" was #1 for 16 weeks in the fall/winter of 2005.

The Obligatory Sourpuss (Begs2Differ), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:00 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I think Britney's got the right voice to handle Bad Brain's - i Against i -
(Dust Brothers Produce) and intorducing these kids to some real punk.

Bobby Peru (Bobby Peru), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:05 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I also would love to hear Linkin Park's version of "Karma Chameleon."

The Obligatory Sourpuss (Begs2Differ), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:07 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

"RED GOLD AND GREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEN!"

David R. (popshots75`), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:10 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I would love to hear Omarion mulch "Father Figure".

David R. (popshots75`), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:11 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Or Limp Bizkit! Or Breaking Benjamin! Or whomever!

David R. (popshots75`), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:11 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Mogwai, "Music Box Dancer"

The Obligatory Sourpuss (Begs2Differ), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:13 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

DFA1979, "Rhythm Is a Dancer"

David R. (popshots75`), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:15 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Chromeo, "Rhythm Is Gonna Getcha" (the MSM song!)

David R. (popshots75`), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:16 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Ludacris w/ Sum 41, "The Super Bowl Shuffle"

The Obligatory Sourpuss (Begs2Differ), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:20 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Ooh, that would be good.

x-post

Leon Bluth (Ex Leon), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:20 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I still can't figure out when Gwen Stefani hasn't covered "Walking in L.A."

Chris Ott (Chris Ott), Friday, 25 March 2005 15:20 (thirteen years ago) Permalink


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