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Morrissey to Release His Cover of Lou Reed’s ‘Satellite of Love’

“He has been there all of my life. He will always be pressed to my heart. Thank God for those, like Lou, who move within their own laws, otherwise imagine how dull the world would be.”

11/11/2013

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Duran Duran Covered By Moby, Juliette Lewis And More For Charity Tribute Album

The upcoming collection is entitled ‘Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran,’ with the title taken directly from the lyrics of the band’s 1981 debut single, “Planet Earth.”

10/18/2013

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Talking Heads’ ‘This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)’: Who Covered It Best?

No matter how you feel about the Talking Heads, you can’t deny the beauty of their sweet, sad love song “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody),” off 1983′s Speaking In Tongues. You just can’t.

08/21/2013

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Listen To Tears For Fears Cover Arcade Fire’s ‘Ready To Start’

Usually it’s the young guys covering the old guys, but Tears For Fears went ahead and flipped the script.

08/20/2013

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‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Vampire Volleyball, The Breeders & Imagine Dragons’ ‘Radioactive’

This week’s episode started with the newly-freed vampires high on sunlight.

08/19/2013

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Rise Against Releases Rare Journey Cover Off Upcoming B-Sides Record: Listen

The band has announced a September 10 release date for ‘Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013,’ a 26-song collection that includes previously unheard music that dates back to before the band signed a record deal.

07/18/2013

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‘Glee’ Covers Radiohead’s ‘Creep’: Watch

The musically-driven Fox show Glee has built its reputation on doing big, flashy cover versions of a wide range of popular songs.

03/25/2013

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Beck Covers David Bowie’s ‘Sound and Vision’ With 167-Piece Orchestra

Shortly before Sunday’s GRAMMY hoopla kicked off, Lincoln (yes, the car company) released a video of Beck covering David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision”with a 167-piece orchestra. Shot in a stunning 360-degree style, the nine-minute performance footage […]

02/11/2013

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What Makes ‘Hallelujah’ Such a Transcendent Song?: Excerpts From New Book ‘The Holy or The Broken’

“There is no ‘right’ way to sing ‘Hallelujah,’” writes Alan Light, the author of “The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of ‘Hallelujah.'”

12/05/2012

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‘Glee’ Recreates ‘Grease’ In Latest Episode

‘Grease’ is definitely the word.

11/15/2012

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