Alternate versions of songs better than popular versions?

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I think some live tracks by the two-guitar lineup of BAD qualify for this thread now. E=MC2, Rewind, and Just Play Music particularly.
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Kaleb wrote:I think some live tracks by the two-guitar lineup of BAD qualify for this thread now. E=MC2, Rewind, and Just Play Music particularly.
Best E=mc2s...

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Lollapalooza
Bradford "Radio One live in Concert"

I like the Fallon version, but I think Lollapalooza caught the 2011 BAD at their best.
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Oh, and I mean the 2011 reunion, not BAD II.
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God, I just love this. Has a charm not present on the White Music version...

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Heston wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 7:51pm
God, I just love this. Has a charm not present on the White Music version...

Brilliant.

I've got a version of "(White Man) in Hammersmith Palais" wich I've managed to take from the dubbed version of the Rude Boy soundtrack. I've removed the live track from Glasgow Apollo - Tuesday 4 July 1978 just leaving the track the band dubbed on top in Basing Street Studios. This is a different version to the 7'' and the RAR alt. version. I like it at least as much as the official 7''.
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Marky Dread wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 8:49pm
Heston wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 7:51pm
God, I just love this. Has a charm not present on the White Music version...

Brilliant.

I've got a version of "(White Man) in Hammersmith Palais" wich I've managed to take from the dubbed version of the Rude Boy soundtrack. I've removed the live track from Glasgow Apollo - Tuesday 4 July 1978 just leaving the track the band dubbed on top in Basing Street Studios. This is a different version to the 7'' and the RAR alt. version. I like it at least as much as the official 7''.
Where would I find such a version?
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Heston wrote:
11 Feb 2019, 6:50pm
Marky Dread wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 8:49pm
Heston wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 7:51pm
God, I just love this. Has a charm not present on the White Music version...

Brilliant.

I've got a version of "(White Man) in Hammersmith Palais" wich I've managed to take from the dubbed version of the Rude Boy soundtrack. I've removed the live track from Glasgow Apollo - Tuesday 4 July 1978 just leaving the track the band dubbed on top in Basing Street Studios. This is a different version to the 7'' and the RAR alt. version. I like it at least as much as the official 7''.
Where would I find such a version?
In my music library. I will be sharing with all in time. I'm putting something together at the moment. If that doesn't work out then I will simply upload the track as a stand alone download. Patience my dear boy.
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Marky Dread wrote:
11 Feb 2019, 7:13pm
Heston wrote:
11 Feb 2019, 6:50pm
Marky Dread wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 8:49pm
Heston wrote:
10 Feb 2019, 7:51pm
God, I just love this. Has a charm not present on the White Music version...

Brilliant.

I've got a version of "(White Man) in Hammersmith Palais" wich I've managed to take from the dubbed version of the Rude Boy soundtrack. I've removed the live track from Glasgow Apollo - Tuesday 4 July 1978 just leaving the track the band dubbed on top in Basing Street Studios. This is a different version to the 7'' and the RAR alt. version. I like it at least as much as the official 7''.
Where would I find such a version?
In my music library. I will be sharing with all in time. I'm putting something together at the moment. If that doesn't work out then I will simply upload the track as a stand alone download. Patience my dear boy.
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Had a listen to a some of the songs in this thread tonight and enjoyed quite a few. People should post more of them.

Here's the best version of Waterloo by ABBA. An early rejected mix but I love the louder guitars and extra "oh yeahs!" The Wall of Sound never sounded better...

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Heston wrote:
08 Jun 2020, 6:07pm
Had a listen to a some of the songs in this thread tonight and enjoyed quite a few. People should post more of them.

Here's the best version of Waterloo by ABBA. An early rejected mix but I love the louder guitars and extra "oh yeahs!" The Wall of Sound never sounded better...

That version is excellent.
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Maybe not better but I still love the alternate version of this song, as it first appeared as a b-side. Still wondering where this song has been all my life, cheers again Marky...

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Heston wrote:
25 Nov 2020, 7:09pm
Maybe not better but I still love the alternate version of this song, as it first appeared as a b-side. Still wondering where this song has been all my life, cheers again Marky...

The B-side doesn't quite hit the spot as hard as the other version. But such a great song. It made my day thinking you had heard it for the first time only when I posted it. I remember how I felt affected by it's passion and power on first hearing it. Immense song. ;)
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Marky Dread wrote:
25 Nov 2020, 9:32pm
Heston wrote:
25 Nov 2020, 7:09pm
Maybe not better but I still love the alternate version of this song, as it first appeared as a b-side. Still wondering where this song has been all my life, cheers again Marky...

The B-side doesn't quite hit the spot as hard as the other version. But such a great song. It made my day thinking you had heard it for the first time only when I posted it. I remember how I felt affected by it's passion and power on first hearing it. Immense song. ;)
It is already up there with my favourite songs of all time. Must have heard it 200 times since you posted it. :approve:
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Marky Dread wrote:
09 Jun 2020, 3:04am
Heston wrote:
08 Jun 2020, 6:07pm
Had a listen to a some of the songs in this thread tonight and enjoyed quite a few. People should post more of them.

Here's the best version of Waterloo by ABBA. An early rejected mix but I love the louder guitars and extra "oh yeahs!" The Wall of Sound never sounded better...

That version is excellent.
I missed this the first time. I really dig it.
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Heston wrote:
25 Nov 2020, 9:38pm
Marky Dread wrote:
25 Nov 2020, 9:32pm
Heston wrote:
25 Nov 2020, 7:09pm
Maybe not better but I still love the alternate version of this song, as it first appeared as a b-side. Still wondering where this song has been all my life, cheers again Marky...

The B-side doesn't quite hit the spot as hard as the other version. But such a great song. It made my day thinking you had heard it for the first time only when I posted it. I remember how I felt affected by it's passion and power on first hearing it. Immense song. ;)
It is already up there with my favourite songs of all time. Must have heard it 200 times since you posted it. :approve:
Snap. Cheers again Marky, such a brilliant song and still playing it regularly!

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