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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Silent Majority » 26 May 2010, 12:46pm

Olaf wrote:Oh, and Elvis's One Night Of Sin is a million times better than One Night With You.
Absolutely.

RE: the Comeback Special - the orchestration all over that classic hits medley was completely unnecessary. Guitar, bass and drums. That's where the king lives.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Wolter » 26 May 2010, 12:51pm

Silent Majority wrote:
Olaf wrote:Oh, and Elvis's One Night Of Sin is a million times better than One Night With You.
Absolutely.

RE: the Comeback Special - the orchestration all over that classic hits medley was completely unnecessary. Guitar, bass and drums. That's where the king lives.
Au Contraire. The King lives wherever he damn well pleases.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Dr. Medulla » 26 May 2010, 12:53pm

Silent Majority wrote:
Olaf wrote:Oh, and Elvis's One Night Of Sin is a million times better than One Night With You.
Absolutely.

RE: the Comeback Special - the orchestration all over that classic hits medley was completely unnecessary. Guitar, bass and drums. That's where the king lives.
I lend my support to your position. I've never enjoyed Vegas Elvis with all the horns and strings.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Wolter » 26 May 2010, 12:54pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
Silent Majority wrote:
Olaf wrote:Oh, and Elvis's One Night Of Sin is a million times better than One Night With You.
Absolutely.

RE: the Comeback Special - the orchestration all over that classic hits medley was completely unnecessary. Guitar, bass and drums. That's where the king lives.
I lend my support to your position. I've never enjoyed Vegas Elvis with all the horns and strings.
I'm talking about Memphis Elvis, which predated Vegas Elvis by about 3 years.


EDITED to add that pesky modifier.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Flex » 26 May 2010, 12:55pm

Wolter wrote:I'm talking about Memphis Elvis, which predated Elvis by about 3 years.
The timeline is wrong. :shifty:
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Wolter » 26 May 2010, 2:18pm

Flex wrote:
Wolter wrote:I'm talking about Memphis Elvis, which predated Elvis by about 3 years.
The timeline is wrong. :shifty:
Oops. Vegas Elvis.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Olaf » 31 May 2010, 7:21pm

Hanky Panky Nohow, the Drone Mix.

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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Marky Dread » 31 May 2010, 10:23pm

The Gestalt mix of "Love Like Blood" by Killing Joke.
Babylon's Burning album version from "The Crack".
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by oliver » 04 Jun 2010, 3:15pm

The demo of Morrissey's Irish Blood English Heart sounds much better to my cloth ears than the released version... Take a listen for yourselves
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Heston » 04 Jun 2010, 7:08pm

The Only Ones - Another Girl, Another Planet: The Peel Session has better singing, though the guitar isn't as good.
BAD - Sudden Impact: The Dust brothers remix with the Billie Jean sample.
The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps: George solo with voice and acoustic, the full band treatment is an overproduced mess. And Eric Clapton's on it.
Surrender - Cheap Trick: I prefer the punky snottiness of the studio take over the sleek rock of the Budokan version.
SLF - Fly the Flag: Peel Session is even angrier and attitude-packed than the NH version.
XTC - Runaway: The BBC session. Even more melancholy than the original.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Wolter » 04 Jun 2010, 7:11pm

Heston wrote:Surrender - Cheap Trick: I prefer the punky snottiness of the studio take over the sleek rock of the Budokan version.
I do too, but both are great.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by tepista » 04 Jun 2010, 7:12pm

Wolter wrote:
Heston wrote:Surrender - Cheap Trick: I prefer the punky snottiness of the studio take over the sleek rock of the Budokan version.
I do too, but both are great.
I like the studio too.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Heston » 04 Jun 2010, 7:17pm

Wolter wrote:
Heston wrote:Surrender - Cheap Trick: I prefer the punky snottiness of the studio take over the sleek rock of the Budokan version.
I do too, but both are great.
I totally enjoy both, there's not much in it.

Mind you, the studio take of "I Want You To Want Me" is kicked in the flaccid balls by the Budokan version.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by Wolter » 04 Jun 2010, 7:20pm

Heston wrote:
Wolter wrote:
Heston wrote:Surrender - Cheap Trick: I prefer the punky snottiness of the studio take over the sleek rock of the Budokan version.
I do too, but both are great.
I totally enjoy both, there's not much in it.

Mind you, the studio take of "I Want You To Want Me" is kicked in the flaccid balls by the Budokan version.
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Re: Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

Post by tepista » 04 Jun 2010, 7:21pm

I like that little piano bit in the studio version of IWYTWM
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