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27 July 2005
Cover Song Wednesday! Today's YouSendIt mp3 bonanza: Cover songs. The more unexpected, the better. Let's start out with a funky soul/gospel-tinged cover of Seven Nation Army with low-down female vocals, from Nostalgia 77.
After Weezer released Pinkerton, the story goes that Rivers went bat-shit crazy and put the band on hiatus. The only thing released between Pinkerton (1996) and The Green Album (2001) was this cover of the Pixies song "Velouria." This prompted many fans to rejoice, as the song is a monster. Alas, we all know how the story ends - and when it involves Muppets, you know it didn't turn out well.
(Ammistrator or other kind person, please hope me unnerstand . . . I write the word I want to have as a link, then press the "link" button, which produces a link window into which I paste the link, then press "OK" for that window, than the it works? I feel very, very stupid right now, like a right noobwit.)