Posts tagged "cover songs"

Listen To Tom Odell Cover Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Taylor Swift fans don’t get any respect and I’m okay with that. It means that I’m willing to listen to this Tom Odell cover of “I Knew You Were Trouble,” sung as a ballad — instead of that faux dubstep weirdness — and Taylor haters are not.
In other news, that Tom Odell is a…

Jessica Wakeman / January 25, 2013

Evening Quickies: A Soulful “Toxic” Cover & Octomom Swears She Doesn’t Masturbate

“Toxic” is considered by many to be one of Britney Spears’ catchiest songs, but dare I say this cover is a better version? [Buzzfeed]
Drama! “Teen Mom 2″ dad Corey Simms — who has twins with Leah Mesner — reportedly hooked up with “16 & Pregnant”‘s Nikkole Paulun. [Crushable]
Kelly Osbourne, who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 5, 2011

This Cee-Lo/Xtina/Adam Levine/Blake Shelton Cover Of “Crazy” Isn’t Half Bad

Pop song covers that become group projects have so much potential for failure and douche-itude. (See: Bret Michaels and Miley Cyrus duet, “Every Rose Has Is Thorn.”) But this “Crazy” cover by Cee-Lo Green, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on NBC’s new show, “The Voice,” is pretty damn hot. (But I’ll…

Jessica Wakeman / April 21, 2011

Katy Perry Covers “Born This Way”

Covering songs is dangerous. You have to pick something obscure enough that a zillion people haven’t already done it, but recognizable enough that the audience will want to sing along. You have to give the song your own spin, while keeping true enough to the original that the song maintains its basic shape. So…

Let’s Make A Muxtape, Shall We?

I love cover songs, especially when the covers have a totally new take on the originals and are sometimes way better. I pulled together 12 of my favorite random covers songs and put them on a Muxtape. Why don’t you do the same and share in the comments? Everyone wins! A sneak peek of my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 8, 2008

Get Your Rocks Off: Covering Billie Holiday

Today is Billie Holiday’s birthday. In honor of the amazing singer, we’ve compiled a playlist of some of the best covers of songs either written by or famously performed by her, because hopefully you already have at least one of her albums. If not, go get one, and enjoy these in the meantime!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 7, 2008