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Worst cover ever

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by RossLT, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. RossLT

    RossLT Guest


    Heard about this on the radio today and I have to say I agree with their voting, this song is awful
  2. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    I actually liked Celine's and Anastasia's rendition of the song. It at least gave me something that wasn't wreck-your-throat screaming that I could use for karaoke.

    I definitely agree with their pick of Jimi's version of "All Along The Watchtower" as the best cover. Even Bob Dylan said Jimi sang it better than he did.
  3. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Avril Lavigne's cover of "Basket Case." If I were Green Day, I'd sue.
  4. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    Never heard that one Mike
  5. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Neither have I. What makes Avril's version so awful?
  6. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Oh, God. I'll find it. But you guys owe me.

    It's flat, lacks energy and is horribly bad. Let's hunt.
  7. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    I would guess the fact that it is Avril is bad enough
  8. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

  9. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    "Behind Blue Eyes" - Limp Bizkit

    Think about it for a minute. Limp Bizkit, of all the bands in the fucking universe, tried to cover the Who. I'm sure Pete Townsend was thrilled. ::) ::) ::)

    I think "END OF THREAD" may apply in this instance:

  10. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    Damn Mike that was bad. Is there anyone in the audience old enough to have heard the Green Day version?
  11. SportsDude

    SportsDude Active Member

    I heard she just tried to cover "Knockin' On Heaven's Door." I'm sure she thought "Cool, a Guns 'N Roses song."

    Deport her.
  12. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    I like Avril, but that definitely was not her best moment.

    And the only thing I didn't like about Limp Bizkit's cover was the "extra" verse. The Who's version actually had better energy.

    Some artists just should never cover certain songs.
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