Category: Covers

Covers Nr. 021: S. Carey – Bullet Proof…I Wish I Was [Radiohead Cover]

S. Carey's full-length LP last year, Range of Light. was one of my favorite and still gets good airplay around the house. Recently we mentioned his new Supermoon EP. At the…
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Covers Nr. 020: Dr. Dog – Heart it Races [Architecture In Helsinki cover]

In January, Dr. Dog are releasing a live album, Dr. Dog Live at the Flamingo. In anticipation, they just put out a sample track - a cover of Architecture in…
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Covers Nr. 019: – The Hold Steady – Atlantic City [Bruce Springsteen cover]

If there is any band out that that clearly worships Bruce Springsteen - it is The Hold Steady. It is great, therefore, to hear them do a studio-recorded cover of…
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Covers Nr. 017: Elliott Smith – Thirteen [Big Star cover]

This was originally on the Thumbsucker soundtrack, and later curated for the posthumous New Moon compilation. Elliott Smith covers Big Star's Thirteen The 1972 original from Big Star's #1 Record
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Covers Nr. 016: Beck Does Conan – Covers George Harrison’s Wah-Wah

Wah-Wah is probably my favorite George Harrison solo track. Here, Beck takes a stab at it on Conan.   And the original:
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Covers Nr. 015: Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Cover’s the Black Eyed Peas

As if the absolute trainwreck that Black Eyed Peas' lyrics have become lately wasn't apparent enough from their own recordings - just take a listen to how inane they sound…
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Covers Nr. 012: Mumford and Sons cover Neil Young

Mumford & Sons - Dance Dance Dance [Neil Young cover] recorded live for songbytoad.com's Toadcast Did I mention that Mumford & Sons' Sigh No More is #1 on my Best…
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Covers Nr. 011: Chris Walla and Colin Meloy – Cupid [Sam Cooke cover]

Chris Walla - Cupid [Sam Cooke Cover] vs. Colin Meloy (ft. Laura Gibson) - Cupid [Sam Cooke Cover]
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Covers Nr. 008: Mumford and Sons cover Calvin Harris – I’m Not Alone – new mp3

I'm Not Alone [Calvin Harris cover] by Mumford & Sons from BBC 1 - Live Lounge, March 10, 2010
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Covers Nr. 005: Drew Danburry covers Weezer

Well done my fine sir! Well done! I especially like the creepers standing and singing harmonies in the hallway. Buy some Drew!
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Covers Nr. 004: Ben Gibbard covers The Mountain Goats

Hola all! Here is a little diddy to brighten your Monday morning. This is Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie doing a cover of The Mountain Goats' Palmcorder Yajna…
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Covers Nr. 003: Postal Service, Phil Collins

Covers Beat Originals #1 an MP3 series dedicated to cover songs that are better than the original  Who loves Phil Collins? Anyone? Anyone? Yup, thats what I thought. Phil is…
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Covers Nr. 001: Iron and Wine meets the Four Tops – most unlikely cover Ever?

MP3: Iron & Wine - Its The Same Old Song (Four tops Cover).mp3 I am a big fan of good covers - I assume we all are. As a matter…
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