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breakjaw
08-19-2007, 02:03 AM
From the Music Slut website

Radio 1 Celebrates 40 Years With 40 Covers

The BBC compilation will be put to record and released by the end of the year; below you can find the complete track listing, which features The Fratellis, The Gossip & The Kooks amongst countless others. Read more about the project here.

1967 – Flowers In The Rain (The Move) covered by Kaiser Chiefs
1968 – All Along The Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix Experience) covered by The Fratellis
1969 – Cupid (Johnny Nash) covered by Amy Winehouse
1970 – Lola (The Kinks) covered by Robbie Williams
1971 – Your Song (Elton John) covered by The Streets
1972 – Betcha By Golly Wow (The Stylistics) covered by Sugababes
1973 – You’re So Vain (Carly Simon) covered by The Feeling
1974 – Band On The Run (Wings) covered by Foo Fighters
1975 – Love Is The Drug (Roxy Music) covered by Kylie
1976 – Let’s Stick Together (Bryan Ferry) covered by KT Tunstall
1977 – Sound & Vision (David Bowie) covered by Franz Ferdinand
1978 – Teenage Kicks (The Undertones) covered by The Raconteurs
1979 – Can’t Stand Losing You (The Police) covered by Mika
1980 – Too Much Too Young (The Specials) covered by Kasabian
1981 – Under Pressure (Queen & David Bowie) covered by Keane
1982 – Town Called Malice (The Jam) covered by McFly
1983 – Come Back And Stay (Paul Young) covered by James Morrison
1984 – Careless Whisper (George Michael) covered by The Gossip
1985 – The Power Of Love (Huey Lewis & The News) covered by Pigeon Detectives
1986 – Don’t Get Me Wrong (The Pretenders) covered by Lily Allen
1987 – You Sexy Thing (Hot Chocolate) covered by Stereophonics
1988 – Fast Car (Tracy Chapman) covered by Mutya Buena
1989 – Lullaby (The Cure) covered by Editors
1990 – Englishman In New York (Sting) covered by Razorlight
1991 – Crazy For You (Madonna) covered by Groove Armada
1992 – It Must Be Love (Madness) covered by Paolo Nutini
1993 – All That She Wants (Ace Of Base) covered by The Kooks
1994 – You’re All I Need To Get By (Mary J Blige) covered by Mark Ronson
1995 – Stillness In Time (Jamiroquai) covered by Calvin Harris
1996 – No Diggity (Blackstreet) covered by Klaxons
1997 – Love Fool (The Cardigans) covered by Just Jack
1998 – Ray Of Light (Madonna) covered by Natasha Bedingfield
1999 – Drinking In LA (Bran Van 3000) covered by The Twang
2000 – The Great Beyond (REM) covered by The Fray
2001 – Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus) covered by Girls Aloud
2002 – Like I Love You (Justin Timberlake) covered by Maximo Park
2003 – Don’t Look Back Into The Sun (The Libertines) covered by The View
2004 – Toxic (Britney Spears) covered by Hard-Fi
2005 – Father & Son (Yusuf & Ronan Keating) covered by The Enemy
2006 – Steady As She Goes (The Raconteurs) covered by Corinne Bailey Rae
Personally,I can't wait to hear these:
1971 – Your Song (Elton John) covered by The Streets
1974 – Band On The Run (Wings) covered by Foo Fighters
1978 – Teenage Kicks (The Undertones) covered by The Raconteurs
1985 – The Power Of Love (Huey Lewis & The News) covered by Pigeon Detectives
1986 – Don’t Get Me Wrong (The Pretenders) covered by Lily Allen
1989 – Lullaby (The Cure) covered by Editors
1992 – It Must Be Love (Madness) covered by Paolo Nutini

Ill_Eagle
08-19-2007, 02:17 AM
I leik you so hard.

sonofhal
08-19-2007, 02:18 AM
Quite a lot of shit on there too. Pigeon Detective should leave the god that is Huey Lewis alone.

Reminds me of Ruby Trax, which looked a bit like this. It was the NME's 40 year anniversary album (when it used to not suck and be full of ringtone ads)

DISC ONE

THE WONDER STUFF: Coz I Luv You
BILLY BRAGG: When Will I See You Again?
THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN: Little Red Rooster
THE MISSION: Atomic
THE FATIMA MANSIONS: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
ST ETIENNE: Stranger In Paradise
THE WEDDING PRESENT: Cumberland Gap
AZTEC CAMERA / ANDY FAIRWEATHER-LOW: (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice
DANNII MINOGUE: Show You The Way To Go
WELFARE HEROINE: Where Do You Go To My Lovely?
THE BLUE AEROPLANES: Bad Moon Rising
SENSELESS THINGS: Apache
TEENAGE FANCLUB: Mr Tambourine Man

DISC TWO

CARTER USM: Another Brick In The Wall
BLUR: Maggie May
TEARS FOR FEARS: Ashes To Ashes
THE HOUSE OF LOVE: Rock Your Baby
THE FRANK AND WALTERS: I'm A Believer
EMF: Shaddap You Face
SUEDE: Brass In Pocket
TORI AMOS: Ring My Bell
KINGMAKER: Lady Madonna
MARC ALMOND: Like A Prayer
THE FARM: Don't You Want Me?
NED'S ATOMIC DUSTBIN: I've Never Been To Me
BOY GEORGE: My Sweet Lord

DISC THREE

JESUS JONES: Voodoo Chile
BOB GELDOF: Sunny Afternoon
JOHHNY MARR & BILLY DUFFY: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
CUD: Down Down
THE FALL: Legend Of Xanadu
SINEAD O'CONNOR: Secret Love
WORLD PARTY: World Without Love
INSPIRAL CARPETS: Tainted Love
ELEKTRIC MUSIC: Baby Come Back
RIDE: The Model
VIC REEVES: Vienna
TIN MACHINE: Go Now
CURVE: I Feel Love* 4:24
MANIC STREET PREACHERS: Suicide Is Painless

bmack86
08-19-2007, 07:51 AM
Kylie doing Love is the Drug will be interesting.

summerkid
08-19-2007, 11:46 AM
Kylie doing Love is the Drug will be interesting.

yeah, that and foo fighters should be fun the rest i'm not so sure about and some are just terrible like the fratellis doing all along the watchtower.

tessalasset
08-19-2007, 11:53 AM
ummm scuse me:

1996 – No Diggity (Blackstreet) covered by Klaxons

also, did yusuf islam do a new version of father and son with his son? what's that all about? fave cat stevens song. anyone have that version?

sonofhal
08-19-2007, 12:06 PM
ummm scuse me:


also, did yusuf islam do a new version of father and son with his son? what's that all about? fave cat stevens song. anyone have that version?

He did it as a duet with Ronan Keating, but i don't think they are actually related. His old band (Boyzone) had covered it at one point too.

tessalasset
08-19-2007, 12:35 PM
ew that guy ronan was in boyzone?

nevermind.

but wait does it sound good?

i'd still listen to it if it came out well.

how weird tho.

breakjaw
08-19-2007, 12:54 PM
Reminds me of Ruby Trax, which looked a bit like this. It was the NME's 40 year anniversary album (when it used to not suck and be full of ringtone ads)

MANIC STREET PREACHERS: Suicide Is Painless
I remember this was the best track on that album.

TomAz
08-19-2007, 01:02 PM
1982 – Town Called Malice (The Jam) covered by McFly


Shoot me now.

sonofhal
08-19-2007, 01:17 PM
I love the Sparklehorse ft Thom Yorke version of Wish You Were Here on the EMI Come Again compilation, but all these type of albums tend to be 90% shite.