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Old 12-02-2003, 09:57 AM   #1
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Worst Cover Song Ever! Someone Should Kick Some Ass.

john mayer doing an acoustic version of "kid a" by radiohead.


oh the horror! the horror!


i didn't believe it myself until i heard it last night. : puke :
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Old 12-02-2003, 10:00 AM   #2
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my ears!!!

my ears!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I'm going to disagree with you about the worst cover ever bit. I have my nominations, but this is not really a thread about that.

I will have to hear Mr. Mayer's cover to pass judgement though.

Mr. Mayer! LMAO!
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Oh god. I hope I never hear that cover. ughgghrhgh.

edited to say that foolish mortals need to realize they can't cover Radiohead. Whether they are a wonderful artist or a terrible artist, no one seems to be able to do a decent RH cover (I only know of one).
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anyone heard Liberty X do 'High and Dry'? I'd like to hear it, personally. never been my favourite RH song, but Liberty X are such an innovative band (I suppose you'd probably never heard of them you uncool freaks) that they would definitely be taking this song to greater heights.
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I'm going to disagree with you about the worst cover ever bit. I have my nominations, but this is not really a thread about that.

I will have to hear Mr. Mayer's cover to pass judgement though.

Mr. Mayer! LMAO!

trust me yertle. it really is a piece of shite. awful. just fucking awful.
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is it on his album...or what (mayer)?
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is it on his album...or what (mayer)?
no, i found it on soulseek. no idea where it came from.
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Obviously you haven't heard Avril Lavigne's cover of "Chop Suey"

...not that the song was any good to begin with (JUST ME OPINION!!)


EDIT: No more smack about John Mayer!
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EDIT: No more smack about John Mayer!


yeah, ok. whatever.
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I disagree Heads.

I'm not a fan of Mayer at all, but that's a pretty ballsy choice for a cover, and to do it with acoustic guitar like that, I think he did an admirable job.

If Thom did it like that, everyone would like it.
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i am going to choose to NOT respond to that statement.
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Everytime I hear or read something about him, it just gets worse and worse...
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alas... nothing shall ever top celine dion singing ac/dc... it achieved a perfect score on the unintentional comedy scale
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i am going to choose to NOT respond to that statement.

I don't understand why.

look, mayer is corny and all with his music, and I'm certainly not gonna listen to that cover more than once. but I feel like he picked an obscure radiohead song that has no acoustic guitar in it and did a cover that was, to me, less than horrible.

now if he did a cover of fake plastic trees or something, then I would call the karma police.
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