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#defidessinfevrier jour 20, ma chanson préférée

20 Feb

Le défi dessin du jour est : ma chanson préférée.

#defidessinfevrier jour 20, ma chanson préférée

Dur, le thème du jour. Quelques unes de mes chanson préférées sont de Dead Can Dance, alors voici la pochette de leur album éponyme. Un album d’il y a trente ans.

Demain, quand je serai grand(e).

Vilain Jules

28 Jan
Irssi screenshot of an ascii croc

Irssi screenshot of an ascii croc

Thanks, Jules, for the earworm. Yes, thanks so much. Schni-schna-schnappi!

Cover songs I prefer to the original

11 Nov
Amy wrote about “10 cover songs I prefer to the original”. Max, Amy and I were chatting about it on IRC last night. I was a rather lame player, considering I only found 2 cover songs I think are far greater than the original (what I mean is that I dislike the original songs):

1- “Mad World” by Gary Jules (vs. Tears for Fears)
2- “Sweet Jane” by the Cowboy Junkies (vs. Lou Reed)

Seeing how much work Amy put into her blog entry, I feel I have to “deliver” more than 2 great covers. What follows is a list of covers I really enjoy (while I like the original songs too):

1- “Rosie” by Francis Cabrel (French adaptation of “Rosie” by Jackson Browne)
2- “Piece of my heart” by Janis Joplin (vs. Erma Franklin)
3- “Day-O” by Shaggy (vs. Harry Bellafonte‘s “Banana Boat Song”)
4- “It ain’t me babe” by Joaquin Phoenix & Reese Witherspoon (vs. Johnny Cash & June Carter)
(I was absolutely amazed by how well Joaquin Phoenix & Reese Witherspoon sang in the Walk the line movie.)
5- “Song to the Siren” by This Mortal Coil (vs. Tim Buckley)
6- “Surface to Air” by the Chemical Brothers (a variation on “Across the Universe” by the Beatles)

And since I’m on a Chemical Brothers kick right now, here are the 5 pieces I like best. Plug your in-ear buds and play them loud:

1- “Asleep from Day
2- “Otter Rock
3- “Loops of Fury
4- “Galvanize
5- “Delik” [no “delik” on the fr.youtube.com website, sadly.]

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