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[Vote] Originals vs. Covers - which do you prefer? (Current Vote: Songs 191 and 192)


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#1 Corki

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 02:52 PM

As you have probably picked up, September's theme for music is covers.

This is a new activity thread, so it may take a couple of days to get into shape properly. Basically, each day, Corki (or a member of the Band's Senior Staff) will pick a song and then post a video/link to the original version, as well as a cover version, and all you have to do is post which is your favourite song of the two - the original or the cover. After a day, the votes will be counted, and the winning version will gain a point for either "original" or "cover". At the end of the month, which side has the most votes wins, and it will determine whether DM prefers originals or covers.

Additionally, any comments on the songs chosen are welcome - why you liked it, why you didn't, maybe there is another cover that you prefer. Anything and everything is welcome!

So without further a-do, let the competition begin!

Edited by Jeannaisais, 19 May 2011 - 01:51 AM.


#2 Corki

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 02:52 PM

RESULTS



Scores:
Originals 128.5-61.5 Covers (Overall)
Orginals 18-12 Covers (September 2009)
Originals 110.5-49.5 Covers (post September 2009)
Originals 2-3 Covers (October 2009)
Originals 5-2 Covers (November 2009)
Originals 1-3 Covers (December 2009)
Originals 6-2 Covers (January 2010)
Originals 7-1 Covers (February 2010)
Originals 4-3 Covers (March 2010)
Originals 9-0 Covers (April 2010)
Originals 6-1 Covers (May 2010)
Originals 5-0 Covers (June 2010)
Originals 4-4 Covers (July 2010)
Originals 0-1 Covers (August 2010)
Didn't run between mid-August 2010 to mid-October 2010
Originals 3-1 Covers (October 2010)
Didn't run during November 2010
Originals 4-1 Covers (December 2010)
Originals 7.5-4.5 Covers (January 2011)
Originals 12.5-1.5 Covers (February 2011)
Originals 13.5-6.5 Covers (March 2011)
Originals 10-5 Covers (April 2011)
Originals 7-6 Covers (May 2011)
Originals 0-4 Covers (June 2011)
Originals 2-0 Covers (July 2011)
Originals 0-0 Covers (August 2011)


The first 30 songs were part of September's theme of "Covers".

Day 1 (Tuesday 1st September)
Song: Over the Hills and Far Away
Original: Gary Moore
Cover: Nightwish
Result: Original 6-1 Cover (1 No Vote)

Day 2 (Wednesday 2nd September)
Song: Hero
Original: Charlotte Perrelli
Cover: Moto Boy
Result: Original 5-1 Cover

Day 3 (Thursday 3rd September)
Song: Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
Original: The Eurythmics
Cover: Marilyn Manson
Result: Original 6-1 Cover

Day 4 (Friday 4th September)
Song: Mad World
Original: Tears for Fears
Cover: Gary Jules and Michael Andrews
Result: Original 0-5 Cover

Day 5 (Saturday 5th September)
Song: Toxic
Original: Britney Spears
Cover: Nickel Creek
Result: Original 2-4 Cover

Day 6 (Sunday 6th September)
Song: Billie Jean
Original: Michael Jackson
Cover: Chris Cornell
Result: Original 5-1 Cover

Day 7 (Monday 7th September)
Song: Enjoy the Silence
Original: Depeche Mode
Cover: Lacuna Coil
Result: Original 1-2 Cover

Day 8 (Tuesday 8th September)
Song: Total Eclipse of the Heart
Original: Bonnie Tyler
Cover: Nicki French
Result: Originals 3-0 Cover

Day 9 (Wednesday 9th September)
Song: Umbrella
Original: Rihanna
Cover: Lillasyster
Result: Original 2-1 Cover

Day 10 (Thursday 10th September)
Song: Time After Time
Original: Cyndi Lauper
Cover: Cassandra Wilson
Result: Original 3-2 Cover

Day 11 (Friday 11th September)
Song: Can't Get You Out Of My Head
Original: Kylie Minogue
Cover: The Flaming Lips
Result: Original 1-3 Cover

Day 12 (Saturday 12th September)
Song: Adagio For Strings
Original: Samuel Barber
Cover: William Orbit
Result: Original 6-0 Cover

Day 13 (Sunday 13th September)
Song: Rebel Yell
Original: Billy Idol
Cover: Dope
Result: Original 7-1 Cover

Day 14 (Monday 14th September)
Song: Life Is A Highway
Original: Tom Cochrane
Cover: Rascal Flatts
Result: Original 2-4 Cover

Day 15 (Tuesday 15th September)
Song: I Give You The Morning
Original: Tom Paxton
Cover: Weeping Willows
Result: Original 0-3 Cover

Day 16 (Wednesday 16th September)
Song: Living La Vida Loca
Original: Ricky Martin
Cover: Toy Dolls
Result: Original 6-2 Cover

Day 17 (Thursday 17th September)
Song: I Shot The Sheriff
Original: Bob Marley
Cover: Eric Clapton
Result: Original 5-4 Cover

Day 18 (Friday 18th September)
Song: With A Little Help From My Friends
Original: The Beatles
Cover: Joe Cocker
Result: Original 6-3 Cover

Day 19 (Saturday 19th September)
Song: Candle In The Wind
Original: Sir Elton John
Cover: Sir Elton John
Result: Original 2-7 Cover

Day 20 (Sunday 20th September)
Song: Nothing Compares 2 U
Original: Prince
Cover: Sinéad O'Connor
Result: Original 2-7 Cover

Day 21 (Monday 21st September)
Song: I Don't Know What To Do With Myself
Original: Tommy Hunt
Cover: White Stripes
Result: Original 2-1 Cover

Day 22 (Tuesday 22nd September)
Song: I Am Feeling Good
Original: Gilbert Price
Cover: Muse
Result: Original 1-4 Cover

Day 23 (Wednesday 23rd September)
Song: Wild Thing
Original: Jordan Christopher & The Wild Ones
Cover: The Troggs
Result: Original 0-7 Cover

Day 24 (Thursday 24th September)
Song: Only Love Can Break Your Heart
Original: Neil Young
Cover: St. Etienne
Result: Original 3-4 Covers

Day 25 (Friday 25th September)
Song: Everywhere
Original: Michelle Branch
Cover: Yellowcard
Result: Original 5-2 Cover

Day 26 (Saturday 26th September)
Song: Big Yellow Taxi
Original: Joni Mitchell
Cover: Counting Crows
Result: Original 3-4 Cover

Day 27 (Sunday 27th September)
Song: I Will Survive
Original: Gloria Gaynor
Cover: Cake
Result: Original 5-2 Cover

Day 28 (Monday 28th September)
Song: I'm A Believer
Original: The Monkees
Cover: Smash Mouth
Result: Original 6-1 Cover

Day 29 (Tuesday 29th September)
Song: Hazy Shade of Winter
Original: Simon and Garfunkel
Cover: The Bangles
Result: Original 5-3 Cover

Day 30 (Wednesday 30th September)
Song: One
Original: U2
Cover: Johnny Cash
Result: Original 4-3 Cover

Here ends September's theme of "Covers".

October 2009

Song 31 (Corki)
Song: Wonderwall
Original: Oasis
Cover: Ryan Adams
Result: Original 5-0 Cover

Song 32 (Corki)
Song: Comfortably Numb
Original: Pink Floyd
Cover: Scissor Sisters
Result: Original 6-0 Cover

Song 33 (mmeeshal)
Song: What Hurts the Most
Original: Mark Wills
Cover: Cascada
Result: Original 2-4 Cover

Song 34 (mmeeshal)
Song: See You Again
Original: Miley Cyrus
Cover: Breathe Carolina
Result: Original 2-5 Cover

Song 35 (Corki)
Song: I Fought The Law
Original: The Crickets
Cover: The Clash
Result: Original 3-4 Cover

November 2009

Song 36 (LedZepMan)
Song: Blitzkreig Bop
Original: The Ramones
Cover: Green Day
Result: Original 8-1 Cover

Song 38 (LedZepMan)
Song: Proud Mary
Original: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Cover: Ike and Tina Turner
Result: Original 6-1 Cover

Song 38 (Corki)
Song: It's My Life
Original: Talk Talk
Cover: No Doubt
Result: Original 4-5 Cover

Song 38 (Corki)
Song: Poison
Original: Alice Cooper
Cover: Tarja Turunen
Result: Original 3-2 Cover

Song 40 (Corki)
Song: Battle of Evermore
Original: Led Zeppelin
Cover: Heart
Result: Original 5-0 Cover

Song 41 (Majsju)
Song: Diamonds & Rust
Original: Joan Baez
Cover: Judas Priest
Result: Original 3-5 Cover

Song 42 (Majsju)
Song: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
Original: Bryan Adams
Cover: The Fatima Mansions
Result: Original 5-3 Cover

December 2009

Song 43 (Seryanne)
Song: Desperado
Original: The Eagles
Cover: The Carpenters
Result: Original 1-5 Cover

Song 44 (Seryanne)
Song: Smells Like Teen Spirit
Original: Nirvana
Cover: Tori Amos
Result: Original 6-0 Cover

Song 45 (Corki)
Song: Running Up That Hill
Original: Kate Bush
Cover: Within Temptation
Result: Original 2-4 Cover

Song 46 (Corki)
Song: Africa
Original: Toto
Cover: Perpetuum Jazzile Choir
Result: Original 2-3 Cover

January 2010

Song 47 (Corki)
Song: Don't You Want Me
Original: The Human League
Cover: Alcazar
Result: Original 5-2 Cover

Song 48 (Corki)
Song: All The Things She Said
Original: t.A.T.u.
Cover: Hurra Torpedo
Result: Original 8-0 Cover

Song 49 (Corki)
Song: Whenever Wherever
Original: Shakira
Cover: Mundy
Result: Original 7-0 Cover

Song 50 (Corki)
Song: Clocks
Original: Coldplay
Cover: Red Hot Chilli Pipers
Result: Original 3-2 Cover

Song 51 (Corki)
Song: The Tide Is High
Original: John Holt & The Paragons
Cover: Blondie
Result: Original 2-4 Cover

Song 52 (Corki)
Song: Phantom of the Opera
Original: Sarah Brightman and Michael Crawford
Cover: Tarja Turunen and Marco Hietala (of Nightwish)
Result: Original 6-0 Cover

Song 53 (Corki)
Song: Mr. Brightside
Original: The Killers
Cover: Paul Anka
Result: Original 4-3 Cover

Song 54 (Corki)
Song: Satellite of Love
Original: Lou Reed
Cover: The Eurythmics
Result: Original 2-3 Cover

February 2010

Song 55 (Imperium)
Song: Shout
Original: Tears for Fears
Cover: Disturbed
Result: Original 3-2 Cover

Song 56 (Imperium)
Song: Nothing Else Matters
Original: Metallica
Cover: Bif Naked
Result: Original 5-2 Cover

Song 57 (Corki)
Song: Waterloo
Original: ABBA
Cover: Nashville Train
Result: Cover 7-0 Original (1 No Vote)

Song 58 (Corki)
Song: That Don't Impress Me Much
Original: Shania Twain
Cover: Claudia Girardin
Result: Cover 7-0 Original

Song 59 (Corki)
Song: Smooth Criminal
Original: Michael Jackson
Cover: J.Viewz
Result: Original 5-2 Cover

Song 60 (Corki)
Song: Weekend
Original: Earth and Fire
Cover: Scooter
Result: Original 5-3 Cover

Song 61 (Corki)
Song: Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Original: Ozzie Nelson
Cover: Blind Guardian
Result: Cover 2-4 Original

Song 62 (Corki)
Song: Life on Mars
Original: David Bowie
Cover: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Result: Original 4-3 Cover

March 2010

Song 63 (Krakalakachkn)
Song: Don't Rain on My Parade
Original: Barbra Streisand
Cover: Lea Michele
Result: Original 3-1 Cover

Song 64 (Krakalakachkn)
Song: Defying Gravity
Original: Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth
Cover: Lea Michele & Chris Colfer
Result: Original 1-2 Cover

Song 65 (Krakalakachkn)
Song: Halo/Walking on Sunshine
Original: Beyonce and Katrina and the Waves
Cover: Glee Cast
Result: Original 2-4 Cover

Song 66 (Corki)
Song: Crazy in Love
Original: Beyonce
Cover: Switchfoot
Result: Original 5-0 Cover

Song 67 (Corki)
Song: Mambo Number 5
Original: Perez Prado
Cover: Lou Bega
Result: Original 3-2 Cover

Song 68 (Corki)
Song: Rocketman
Original: Sir Elton John
Cover: William Shatner
Result: Original 5-1 Cover

Song 69 (Corki)
Song: You Really Got Me
Original: The Kinks
Cover: Van Halen
Result: Original 3-4 Cover

April 2010

Song 70 (Corki)
Song: Now We Are Free
Original: Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard
Cover: Juba Mix
Result: Original 4-0 Cover

Song 71 (Corki)
Song: Dambusters March
Original: Eric Coates
Cover: Jethro Tull
Result: Original 4-1 Cover

Song 72 (Corki)
Song: James Bond Theme
Original: Monty Norman Orchestra
Cover: Moby
Result: Original 3-1 Cover

Song 73 (Corki)
Song: The Eye of the Tiger
Original: Survivor
Cover: HOPE
Result: Original 7-0 Cover

Song 74 (Corki)
Song: My Heart Will Go On
Original: Céline Dion
Cover: New Found Glory
Result: Original 4-2 Cover

Song 75 (Corki)
Song: Imperial March from Star Wars
Original: John Williams
Cover: Metallica
Result: Original 6-1 Cover

Song 76 (Corki)
Song: America
Original: West Side Story cast (Anita, Rosalia, Shark Girls, and Sharks)
Cover: Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
Result: Original 6-2 Cover

Song 77 (Corki)
Song: Can You Feel The Love Tonight
Original: Sir Elton John
Cover: Harajuku
Result: Original 8-0 Cover

Song 78 (Corki)
Song: Mrs. Robinson
Original: Simon & Garfunkel
Cover: The Lemonheads
Result: Original 4-1 Cover

May 2010

Song 79 (Corki)
Song: In The Hall of the Mountain King
Original: Edvard Greig
Cover: Electric Light Orchestra
Result: Original 3-2 Cover

Song 80 (Corki)
Song: William Tell Overture
Original: Gioachino Rossini
Cover: Mike Oldfield
Result: Original 4-0 Cover

Song 81 (Corki)
Song: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Original: JS Bach
Cover: Sky
Result: Original 3-3 Cover

Song 82 (Corki)
Song: Jupiter
Original: Gustav Holst
Cover: Ayaka Hirahara
Result: Original 6-0 Cover

Song 83 (Corki)
Song: Sabre Dance
Original: Aram Khachaturian
Cover: Skyclad
Result: Original 2-1 Cover

Song 84 (Corki)
Song: Boléro
Original: Maurice Ravel
Cover: Stringfever
Result: Original 2-2 Cover

Song 85 (Corki)
Song: Maria Magalena
Original: Doris Dragović
Cover: Philipp Kirkorov
Result: Original 3-1 Cover

June 2010

Song 86 (Jeannaisais)
Song: Hijo De La Luna
Original: Mecano
Cover: Stravaganzza
Result: Original 4-3 Cover

Song 87 (Corki)
Song: Match of the Day Theme
Original: Barry Stoller
Cover: The Clangers
Result: Original 3-0 Cover

Song 88 (Corki)
Song: Three Lions
Original: Baddiel & Skinner & The Lightning Seeds
Cover: Hermes House Band
Result: Original 4-2 Cover

Song 89 (Corki)
Song: Soul Limbo
Original: Booker T. & the MGs
Cover: Snuff
Result: Original 4-1 Cover

Song 90 (Corki)
Song: The Chain
Original: Fleetwood Mac
Cover: Tantric
Result: Original 5-1 Cover

July 2010

Song 91 (Corki)
Song: Denis
Original: Randy & the Rainbows
Cover: Blondie
Result: Original 1-3 Cover

Song 92 (Corki)
Song: War Pig
Original: Black Sabbath
Cover: The Flaming Lips
Result: Original 1-2 Cover

Song 93 (Corki)
Song: American Pie
Original: Don McLean
Cover: Madonna
Result: Original 3-0 Cover

Song 94 (Corki)
Song: Somebody to Love
Original: Great Society
Cover: Jefferson Airplane
Result: Original 0-3 Cover

Song 95 (Corki)
Song: ...Baby One More Time
Original: Britney Spears
Cover: Travis
Result: Original 5-1 Cover

Song 96 (Corki)
Song: Nobody Does It Better
Original: Carly Simon
Cover: Radiohead
Result: Original 4-2 Cover

Song 97 (Krakalakachkn)
Song: Hairshirt
Original: R.E.M.
Cover: Swell Season
Result: Original 2-3 Cover

Song 98 (Corki)
Song: The Final Countdown
Original: Europe
Cover: Melo-M and Symphonic Orchestra of Liepaja
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-3 Cover

[b]August 2010[/b]

[b]Song 99 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
[b]Original:[/b] Cher
[b]Cover:[/b] Domina Noctis
[b]Result:[/b] Original 0-7 Cover

[b]October 2010[/b]

[b]Song 100 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Dreams
[b]Original:[/b] Fleetwood Mac
[b]Cover:[/b] The Corrs
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-1 Cover

[b]Song 101 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Like A Prayer
[b]Original:[/b] Madonna
[b]Cover:[/b] Mad'House
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-2 Cover

[b]Song 102 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] The First Cut Is the Deepest
[b]Original:[/b] Cat Stevens
[b]Cover:[/b] Sheryl Crow
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-1 Cover

[b]Song 103 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Maggie's Farm
[b]Original:[/b] Bob Dylan
[b]Cover:[/b] Rage Against the Machine
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-1 Cover

[b]December 2010[/b]

[b]Song 104 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Many of Horrors/When We Collide
[b]Original:[/b] Biffy Clyro
[b]Cover:[/b] Matt Cardle
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-0 Cover

[b]Song 105 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Don't Save It All For Christmas Day
[b]Original:[/b] Celine Dion
[b]Cover:[/b] Clay Aiken
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-1 Cover

[b]Song 106 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Last Christmas
[b]Original:[/b] Wham!
[b]Cover:[/b] Cascada
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-1 Cover

[b]Song 107 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Last Christmas
[b]Original:[/b] Wham!
[b]Cover:[/b] Taylor Swift
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-0 Cover

[b]Song 108 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Wishmaster
[b]Original:[/b] Nightwish
[b]Cover:[/b] Van Canto
[b]Result:[/b] Original 0-1 Cover (3 no votes)

[b]January 2011[/b]

[b]Song 109 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Nothing Else Matters
[b]Original:[/b] Metallica
[b]Cover:[/b] Aliqua
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-1 Cover (1 no vote)

[b]Song 110 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
[b]Original:[/b] Solomon Burke
[b]Cover:[/b] The Blues Brothers
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-2 Cover

[b]Song 111 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Faith
[b]Original:[/b] George Michael
[b]Cover:[/b] Limp Bizkit
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-1 Cover (1 no vote)

[b]Song 112 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] A Whiter Shade of Pale
[b]Original:[/b] Procol Harum
[b]Cover:[/b] Doro
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-1 Cover

[b]Song 113 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Because the Night
[b]Original:[/b] Patti Smith Group
[b]Cover:[/b] Cascada
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-2 Cover

[b]Song 114 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Car Wash
[b]Original:[/b] Rose Royce
[b]Cover:[/b] Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliott
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-1 Cover

[b]Song 115 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Rude Boy
[b]Original:[/b] Rihanna
[b]Cover:[/b] Aston
[b]Result:[/b] Original 0-4 Cover

[b]Song 116 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Running Up That Hill
[b]Original:[/b] Kate Bush
[b]Cover:[/b] Placebo
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-3 Cover

[b]Song 117 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Bohemian Rhapsody
[b]Original:[/b] Queen
[b]Cover:[/b] Montserrat Caballe and Bruce Dickinson
[b]Result:[/b] Original 6-0 Cover

[b]Song 118 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Don't Cry For Me Argentina
[b]Original:[/b] Julie Covington
[b]Cover:[/b] Festival
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-2 Cover

[b]Song 119 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Every Breath You Take
[b]Original:[/b] The Police
[b]Cover:[/b] UB40
[b]Result:[/b] Original 8-0 Cover

[b]Song 120 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Lady Marmalade
[b]Original:[/b] Eleventh Hour
[b]Cover:[/b] Max Raabe
[b]Result:[/b] Original 6-2 Cover

[b]Song 121 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Like A Virgin
[b]Original:[/b] Madonna
[b]Cover:[/b] Texas Lightning
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-2 Cover

[b]Song 122 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Turn The Beat Around
[b]Original:[/b] Vicki Sue Robinson
[b]Cover:[/b] Laura Branigan
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-3 Cover

[b]February 2011[/b]

[b]Song 123 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] The Boys of Summer
[b]Original:[/b] Don Henley
[b]Cover:[/b] The Hooters
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-2 Cover

[b]Song 124 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Take My Breath Away
[b]Original:[/b] Berlin
[b]Cover:[/b] Diana Ross
[b]Result:[/b] Original 6-0 Cover

[b]Song 125 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Everybody Wants To Rule The World
[b]Original:[/b] Tears For Fears
[b]Cover:[/b] Clare & the Reasons
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-2 Cover

[b]Song 126 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] I Think We're Alone Now
[b]Original:[/b] Tommy James & the Shondells
[b]Cover:[/b] Tiffany
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-1 Cover

[b]Song 127 (Krakalakachkn)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Stairway To Heaven
[b]Original:[/b] Led Zeppelin
[b]Cover:[/b] Far Corporation
[b]Result:[/b] Original 5-1 Cover

[b]Song 128 (Krakalakachkn)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] American Pie
[b]Original:[/b] Don McLean
[b]Cover:[/b] Hernaldo Zúñiga
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-2 Cover

[b]Song 129 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Heaven
[b]Original:[/b] Talking Heads
[b]Cover:[/b] Simply Red
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-3 Cover

[b]Song 130 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] I Love Rock 'n' Roll
[b]Original:[/b] Arrows
[b]Cover:[/b] Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-6 Cover

[b]Song 131 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Call Me
[b]Original:[/b] Blondie
[b]Cover:[/b] Tina Arena
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-2 Cover

[b]Song 132 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] You Really Got Me
[b]Original:[/b] The Kinks
[b]Cover:[/b] Oingo Boingo
[b]Result:[/b] Original 7-0 Cover

[b]Song 133 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] There She Goes
[b]Original:[/b] The La's
[b]Cover:[/b] Sixpence None The Richer
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-3 Cover

[b]Song 134 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Eternal Flame
[b]Original:[/b] The Bangles
[b]Cover:[/b] Smitten
[b]Result:[/b] Original 5-2 Cover

[b]Song 135 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] You Keep Me Hangin' On
[b]Original:[/b] The Supremes
[b]Cover:[/b] Kim Wilde
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-2 Cover

[b]Song 136 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Missing You
[b]Original:[/b] John Waite
[b]Cover:[/b] Brooks & Dunn
[b]Result:[/b] Original 6-0 Cover

[b]March 2011[/b]

[b]Song 137 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Love Is The Drug
[b]Original:[/b] Roxy Music
[b]Cover:[/b] Divinyls
[b]Result:[/b] Original 6-0 Cover

[b]Song 138 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Baby Got Back
[b]Original:[/b] Sir Mix A Lot
[b]Cover:[/b] Richard Cheese
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-2 Cover

[b]Song 139 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Heaven Is A Place On Earth
[b]Original:[/b] Belinda Carlisle
[b]Cover:[/b] Gregorian
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-3 Cover

[b]Song 140 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
[b]Original:[/b] Air Supply
[b]Cover:[/b] Bonnie Tyler
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-4 Cover

[b]Song 141 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Can You Stand The Rain
[b]Original:[/b] New Edition
[b]Cover:[/b] Boyz II Men
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-3 Cover

[b]Song 142 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Love Is All Around
[b]Original:[/b] The Troggs
[b]Cover:[/b] Wet Wet Wet
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-5 Cover

[b]Song 143 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Wuthering Heights
[b]Original:[/b] Kate Bush
[b]Cover:[/b] China Drum
[b]Result:[/b] Original 5-2 Cover

[b]Song 144 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Physical
[b]Original:[/b] Olivia Newton-John
[b]Cover:[/b] Goldfrapp
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-4 Cover

[b]Song 145 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Send Me An Angel
[b]Original:[/b] Real Life
[b]Cover:[/b] Zeromancer
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-2 Cover

[b]Song 146 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Listen to Your Heart
[b]Original:[/b] Roxette
[b]Cover:[/b] D.H.T. featuring Edmée
[b]Result:[/b] Original 5-2 Cover

[b]Song 147 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Message in a Bottle
[b]Original:[/b] The Police
[b]Cover:[/b] John Mayer
[b]Result:[/b] Original 6-2 Cover

[b]Song 148 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] The Neverending Story
[b]Original:[/b] Limahl and Beth Anderson
[b]Cover:[/b] The Birthday Massacre
[b]Result:[/b] Original 8-0 Cover

[b]Song 149 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Landslide
[b]Original:[/b] Fleetwood Mac
[b]Cover:[/b] Dixie Chicks
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-3 Cover

[b]Song 150 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Tell It To My Heart
[b]Original:[/b] Taylor Dayne
[b]Cover:[/b] Kelly Llorenna
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-3 Cover

[b]Song 151 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] (Everything I Do) I Do It for You
[b]Original:[/b] Bryan Adams
[b]Cover:[/b] Brandy
[b]Result:[/b] Original 8-0 Cover

[b]Song 152 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] (I Just) Died in Your Arms
[b]Original:[/b] Cutting Crew
[b]Cover:[/b] Joée
[b]Result:[/b] Original 5-2 Cover

[b]Song 153 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)
[b]Original:[/b] Buzzcocks
[b]Cover:[/b] Fine Young Cannibals
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-3 Cover

[b]Song 154 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Under Pressure
[b]Original:[/b] Queen and David Bowie
[b]Cover:[/b] Joss Stone
[b]Result:[/b] Original 7-0 Cover

[b]Song 155 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Waiting in Vain
[b]Original:[/b] Bob Marley
[b]Cover:[/b] Annie Lennox
[b]Result:[/b] Original 5-2 Cover

[b]Song 156 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Policy of Truth
[b]Original:[/b] Depeche Mode
[b]Cover:[/b] Dishwalia
[b]Result:[/b] Original 7-0 Cover

[b]April 2011[/b]

[b]Song 157 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Alone
[b]Original:[/b] I-Ten
[b]Cover:[/b] Heart
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-2 Cover

[b]Song 158 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Born to be Wild
[b]Original:[/b] Steppenwolf
[b]Cover:[/b] Kim Wilde
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-0 Cover

[b]Song 159 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Summer of '69
[b]Original:[/b] Bryan Adams
[b]Cover:[/b] MxPx
[b]Result:[/b] Original 5-0 Cover

[b]Song 160 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Here Comes The Rain Again
[b]Original:[/b] Eurythmics
[b]Cover:[/b] The Crüxshadows
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-1 Cover

[b]Song 161 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
[b]Original:[/b] Nancy Sinatra
[b]Cover:[/b] Jessica Simpson
[b]Result:[/b] Original 7-0 Cover

[b]Song 162 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Crazy
[b]Original:[/b] Seal
[b]Cover:[/b] Alanis Morissette
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-5 Cover

[b]Song 163 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] School's Out
[b]Original:[/b] Alice Cooper
[b]Cover:[/b] Daphne & Celeste
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-0 Cover

[b]Song 164 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Vienna
[b]Original:[/b] Ultravox
[b]Cover:[/b] Clawfinger
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-0 Cover

[b]Song 165 (Basel Gill)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Red Rain
[b]Original:[/b] Peter Gabriel
[b]Cover:[/b] Queensrÿche
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-3 Cover

[b]Song 166 (Basel Gill)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] The Rainbow Connection
[b]Original:[/b] Kermit the Frog (voiced by Jim Henson)
[b]Cover:[/b] Willie Nelson
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-2 Cover

[b]Song 167 (Basel Gill)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Tom Sawyer
[b]Original:[/b] Rush
[b]Cover:[/b] Deadsy
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-1 Cover

[b]Song 168 (Basel Gill)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Viva Las Vegas
[b]Original:[/b] Elvis Presley
[b]Cover:[/b] ZZ Top
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-2 Cover

[b]Song 169 (Basel Gill)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Black Magic Woman
[b]Original:[/b] Fleetwood Mac
[b]Cover:[/b] Santana
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-2 Cover

[b]Song 170 (Basel Gill)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Don't Fear The Reaper
[b]Original:[/b] Blue Oyster Cult
[b]Cover:[/b] Gus
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-0 Cover

[b]Song 171 (Basel Gill)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Smoke on the Water
[b]Original:[/b] Deep Purple
[b]Cover:[/b] Kabuki-za Orchestra
[b]Result:[/b] Original 4-0 Cover

[b]May 2011[/b]

[b]Song 172 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Mad World
[b]Original:[/b] Tears for Fears
[b]Cover:[/b] Gary Jules and Michael Andrews
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-3 Cover

[b]Song 173 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Toxic
[b]Original:[/b] Britney Spears
[b]Cover:[/b] Nickel Creek
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-2 Cover

[b]Song 174 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Enjoy the Silence
[b]Original:[/b] Depeche Mode
[b]Cover:[/b] Lacuna Coil
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-3 Cover

[b]Song 175 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Umbrella
[b]Original:[/b] Rihanna
[b]Cover:[/b] Lillyaster
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-1 Cover

[b]Song 176 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Time After Time
[b]Original:[/b] Cyndi Lauper
[b]Cover:[/b] Cassandra Wilson
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-1 Cover

[b]Song 177 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Can't Get You Out of My Head
[b]Original:[/b] Kylie Minogue
[b]Cover:[/b] The Flaming Lips
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-2 Cover

[b]Song 178 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Rebel Yell
[b]Original:[/b] Billy Idol
[b]Cover:[/b] Dope
[b]Result:[/b] Original 5-0 Cover

[b]Song 179 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Life is a Highway
[b]Original:[/b] Tom Cochrane
[b]Cover:[/b] Rascal Flatts
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-2 Cover

[b]Song 180 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] I Give You the Morning
[b]Original:[/b] Tom Paxton
[b]Cover:[/b] Weeping Willows
[b]Result:[/b] Original 0-3 Cover

[b]Song 181 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Livin' La Vida Loca
[b]Original:[/b] Ricky Martin
[b]Cover:[/b] Toy Dolls
[b]Result:[/b] Original 3-0 Cover

[b]Song 182 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] I Shot the Sheriff
[b]Original:[/b] Bob Marley
[b]Cover:[/b] Eric Clapton
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-2 Cover

[b]Song 183 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] With a Little Help From My Friends
[b]Original:[/b] The Beatles
[b]Cover:[/b] Joe Cocker
[b]Results:[/b] Original 0-2 Cover

[b]Song 184 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Candle in the Wind
[b]Original:[/b] Sir Elton John
[b]Cover:[/b] Sir Elton John
[b]Results:[/b] Original 2-0 Cover

[b]June 2011[/b]

[b]Song 185 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Nothing Compares 2 U
[b]Original:[/b] Prince
[b]Cover:[/b] Sinéad O'Connor
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-5 Cover

[b]Song 186 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] I Don't Know What To Do With Myself
[b]Original:[/b] Tommy Hunt
[b]Cover:[/b] White Stripes
[b]Result:[/b] Original 1-6 Cover

[b]Song 187 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] I Am Feeling Good
[b]Original:[/b] Gilbert Price
[b]Cover:[/b] Muse
[b]Result:[/b] Original 0-7 Cover

[b]Song 188 (Jea)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Wild Thing
[b]Original:[/b] Jordan Christopher & The Wild Ones
[b]Cover:[/b] The Troggs
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-5 Cover

[b]July 2011[/b]

[b]Song 189 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Rehab
[b]Original:[/b] Amy Winehouse
[b]Cover:[/b] zebrahead
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-0 Cover

[b]Song 190 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Moonlight Shadow
[b]Original:[/b] Mike Oldfield and Maggie Reilly
[b]Cover:[/b] Koto
[b]Result:[/b] Original 2-0 Cover

[b]August 2011[/b]

[b]Song 191 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Just Can't Get Enough
[b]Original:[/b] Depeche Mode
[b]Cover:[/b] Nouvelle Vague
[b]Result:[/b] T.B.C.

[b]Song 192 (Corki)[/b]
[b]Song:[/b] Emotion
[b]Original:[/b] Samantha Sang
[b]Cover:[/b] Destiny's Child
[b]Result:[/b] T.B.C.

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 02:53 PM

Banders, Please Note:

Voting in the "Original vs. Cover" thread counts towards posting in an activity thread for points gained through the roll call. However, in order for that to qualify, you need to post and vote at least 5 times.

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 03:05 PM

Song 1: Over The Hills and Far Away


To start proceedings, I am picking the song that actually gave me the idea for this thread - Over the Hills and Far Away.

ORIGINAL: Gary Moore
The Northern Irish guitarist and singer has worked with many famous names, including BB King. Released in 1986, the song reached number 20 in the UK charts.



vs.


COVER: Nightwish
One of Finland's many metal exports, this version is sung by Tarja Turunen, Nightwish's original singer. The song quickly became a fans' favourite. Metal meets operatic vocals.



Voting ends Wednesday 2nd September 2009 at 11pm (GMT)

#5 Corki

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 03:09 PM

Right...I'll get things started.

There is nothing wrong with Gary Moore's version. And while there is very little difference in the two versions, I think the song is better with female vocals and hence why the Nightwish cover gets my vote.

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 03:19 PM

The cover version is nothing more than a brutal emo-rape of a great song.
Gary Moore all the way.

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 03:25 PM

I agree with Maj on this one, plus meatloaf kept popping in my head >:(
Gary Moore

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 04:52 PM

This gave me a good bit to think about.

I disagree with Maj calling it a "Brutal Emo-Rape".  I wouldn't go that far.  I liked the girls voice and the music, but during the chorus, when the music swelled and her voice went up high, I thought it sounded bad and did the song injustice.

However, Gary Moore wrote this as an "Irish Song" and I felt I could barely hear any Irish inflection in the melody or his voice, which disappointed me somewhat because I love me some Irish music inflection.  The solo was absolutely SICK!!! with the Irish fiddle, something I thought Nightwish's version was extremely lacking.

Overall I liked the original better, so I'm going with Gary Moore

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:50 AM

Sorry but it has to be Gary Moore. You can beat his style

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 04:39 AM

my vote has to be for gary moore.i love the feel of the song and i agree with  Krakalakachkn about the fiddle lacking in the cover version

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:27 PM

i gotta go with Gary Moore

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 02:16 PM

I couldn't vote, I didn't like either of them at all

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 02:29 PM

Originals take an early lead, with Gary Moore's Over The Hills and Far Away beating the Nightwish cover by 6 votes to 1.

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 02:44 PM

Song 2: Hero


Song number 2 is a suggestion courtesy of Majsju - Hero.

ORIGINAL: Charlotte Perrelli
Sweden's entry for the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest. Tipped as the favourite, but failed to meet expectation for a former winner. Probably best described as "Euro-disco-pop".



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COVER: Moto Boy
This is Oskar Humlebo, who performs with only his black heavy-metal guitar and fantastic voice, dressed in high heels and make-up. A much more sombre version of the song.



Voting ends Thursday 3rd September 2009 at 11pm (GMT)

#15 Krakalakachkn

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 03:25 PM

Neither

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 12:04 AM

i have to agree i don't like this song in either verson tho if i had to pick it would be the Charlotte Perrelli verson


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Posted 03 September 2009 - 04:28 AM

Yeah, if I had to pick it would be the Perrelli version

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 05:18 AM

Charlotte Perrelli
If i never heard either song again though it would be too soon.

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 06:13 AM

Moto Boy. This is what making a cover should be about, take a song, strip away everything except the very core, and make something new.
Of course, it helps a lot that he has the voice of an angel...

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 10:22 AM

The Perelli version. I couldn't listen to the moto boy version for more than a minute