covers you'd like to see

THE place for your Sisters-related comments, questions and snippets of Sisters information. For those who do not know, The Sisters of Mercy are a rock'n'roll band. And a pop band. And an industrial groove machine. Or so they say. They make records. Lots of records, apparently. But not in your galaxy. They play concerts. Lots of concerts, actually. But you still cannot see them. So what's it all about, Alfie? This is one of the few tightly-moderated forums on Heartland, so please keep on-topic. All off-topic posts will either be moved or deleted. Chairman Bux is the editor and the editor's decision is final. Danke.
Wilkstein
Road Kill
Posts: 20
Joined: 09 May 2006, 00:22
Location: 30 Seconds Over Reeperbahn

Tina Turner's Private Dancer wouldn't be a bad choice either.
User avatar
Pista
Cureboi
Posts: 14331
Joined: 25 Jun 2006, 15:03
Location: Lost In A Forest
Contact:

I wouldn't mind them rocking out a Shonen Knife track.
Green Tea, Ramen Rock or even Capybara would be good fun
Cheers.
Steve
Just like the old days

TheCureCommunity
User avatar
Swinnow
Overbomber
Posts: 2532
Joined: 15 Mar 2005, 08:51
Location: Self-isolating from feral Guinea Pigs

The rather limited vocal range does restrict choice nowadays, I'm struggling to find one tbh whereas in the past the choices were inspirational and amusing.
....if I have to explain, then you'll never understand....
Bartek
Underneath the Rock
Posts: 5877
Joined: 17 Sep 2005, 10:47

They have talent to trash other's songs, so vocal range is not a limit there, imo.
User avatar
Electrochrome
Gonzoid Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 257
Joined: 12 Sep 2002, 01:00
Location: FL

Would love another Ramones cover, I know they did I Wanna Be Sedated early last decade, before?

Maybe Suzie is a Headbanger.
"Consistency is the sign of a decaying brain"
User avatar
ruffers
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1924
Joined: 24 Jan 2005, 16:43
Location: At home - but you knew that didn't you?

I think I suggested Safety Dance by Men Without Hats last time, still going with that.
2019 - London London Brussels Brussels Stockholm Paris Utrecht
2020 - Leeds & Nottingham, so far anyway. And Frankfurt. And Manchester with huge thanks to Gothicbiff

Not Frankfurt
Spiggy Sage
Road Kill
Posts: 42
Joined: 29 May 2020, 11:33
Location: 42 31 8242 N 12 31 8242 O

ruffers wrote:I think I suggested Safety Dance by Men Without Hats last time, still going with that.
:notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:
I don't know if you were wrong, but I fail to see the point of being right.
User avatar
Planet Dave
Underneath the Rock
Posts: 5246
Joined: 22 Apr 2003, 23:51
Location: The North.

Shouldn't mind hearing Metallica cover Crash & Burn or Vitalic covering Afterhours or anything off Gift 8)
User avatar
czuczu
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1855
Joined: 24 Oct 2005, 14:11
Location: UK

A Furs cover is long overdue, Into You Like A Train would fit the bill :)
@stuczu
User avatar
Swinnow
Overbomber
Posts: 2532
Joined: 15 Mar 2005, 08:51
Location: Self-isolating from feral Guinea Pigs

Children Of The Grave - the drumming will allow the Dok to run amok and there is a twiddly guitar bit at the end to keep the hair metallers amused too.
....if I have to explain, then you'll never understand....
d0gbones
Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 130
Joined: 18 Aug 2015, 13:01
Location: lost in the drift

I've always thought that Robyn's "Dancing On My Own" would be perfect.
User avatar
Quiff Boy
Herr Administrator
Posts: 16055
Joined: 25 Jan 2002, 00:00
Location: Lurking and fixing
Contact:

La Roux: In for the kill

I doubt Eldritch could do all the “awoooh� hooting and honking like she can, but I’d be interested to hear his howling in its place.

It’s a cracking tune. Proper groovy. I’d be interested in hearing a version without the 8bit computer game chip tune instrumentation.
What’s the difference between a buffalo and a bison?
User avatar
ruffers
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1924
Joined: 24 Jan 2005, 16:43
Location: At home - but you knew that didn't you?

d0gbones wrote:I've always thought that Robyn's "Dancing On My Own" would be perfect.
This
2019 - London London Brussels Brussels Stockholm Paris Utrecht
2020 - Leeds & Nottingham, so far anyway. And Frankfurt. And Manchester with huge thanks to Gothicbiff

Not Frankfurt
User avatar
kafka
Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 125
Joined: 21 Nov 2003, 21:18

Barracuda, by Heart. Appropriate subject matter and power chord riffage. And I could totally imagine Von mumbling through it in his baritone, with Ben on backing high notes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeMvMNpvB5M
[repeat x40]
User avatar
doctor_jeep
Road Kill
Posts: 35
Joined: 24 Jan 2004, 20:27
Location: Saarbruecken, Germany

Games Without Frontiers by Peter Gabriel
Clearly now the past mistakes
The giant steps we had to take
The path that ever promise made to
Die in dream dissolve and fade
User avatar
Swinnow
Overbomber
Posts: 2532
Joined: 15 Mar 2005, 08:51
Location: Self-isolating from feral Guinea Pigs

The Hawaii-5-0 theme as one of the instrumental/ciggy break set fillers. Mind you, Gary's or Catalyst's shirt collection would have added extra theatre to such an event.
....if I have to explain, then you'll never understand....
User avatar
zaltys7
Gonzoid Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 359
Joined: 13 Jun 2003, 15:26

How about Never Met a Girl Like You Before by Edwyn Collins. Within Eldo's vocal range, good beat, cracking guitars for the boys, has an obvious girl in the title and the lyrics are suitably ironic.

Just heard it on the radio as well, sounded great to me :D
"We have too many cellphones. We've got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now." - Ray Bradbury.
User avatar
ruffers
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1924
Joined: 24 Jan 2005, 16:43
Location: At home - but you knew that didn't you?

I can't not think of this..

https://youtu.be/0_2jz_fqVLQ
2019 - London London Brussels Brussels Stockholm Paris Utrecht
2020 - Leeds & Nottingham, so far anyway. And Frankfurt. And Manchester with huge thanks to Gothicbiff

Not Frankfurt
User avatar
zaltys7
Gonzoid Amphetamine Filth
Posts: 359
Joined: 13 Jun 2003, 15:26

Brilliant, that makes it even better :D

"I was completely in the dark" as Bob said somewhere along the way :lol:
"We have too many cellphones. We've got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now." - Ray Bradbury.
User avatar
Swinnow
Overbomber
Posts: 2532
Joined: 15 Mar 2005, 08:51
Location: Self-isolating from feral Guinea Pigs

Fab
....if I have to explain, then you'll never understand....
User avatar
Dan
Slight Overbomber
Posts: 1856
Joined: 25 Sep 2002, 01:00
Location: Leeds

Swinnow wrote:
28 Jun 2020, 11:37
The rather limited vocal range does restrict choice nowadays, I'm struggling to find one tbh whereas in the past the choices were inspirational and amusing.
If we're choosing based on vocal range, then...

Crash Test Dummies - Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
User avatar
Quiff Boy
Herr Administrator
Posts: 16055
Joined: 25 Jan 2002, 00:00
Location: Lurking and fixing
Contact:

Dan wrote:
10 Jul 2020, 15:47
Swinnow wrote:
28 Jun 2020, 11:37
The rather limited vocal range does restrict choice nowadays, I'm struggling to find one tbh whereas in the past the choices were inspirational and amusing.
If we're choosing based on vocal range, then...

Crash Test Dummies - Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
Image
What’s the difference between a buffalo and a bison?
User avatar
Pista
Cureboi
Posts: 14331
Joined: 25 Jun 2006, 15:03
Location: Lost In A Forest
Contact:

Dan wrote:
10 Jul 2020, 15:47
Swinnow wrote:
28 Jun 2020, 11:37
The rather limited vocal range does restrict choice nowadays, I'm struggling to find one tbh whereas in the past the choices were inspirational and amusing.
If we're choosing based on vocal range, then...

Crash Test Dummies - Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
:lol:
Cheers.
Steve
Just like the old days

TheCureCommunity
User avatar
Pista
Cureboi
Posts: 14331
Joined: 25 Jun 2006, 15:03
Location: Lost In A Forest
Contact:

this could be a good pick
Cheers.
Steve
Just like the old days

TheCureCommunity
Icon
Road Kill
Posts: 24
Joined: 20 Mar 2019, 14:10
Location: Germany

I‘d like „Putting out Fire“ by David Bowie.
Post Reply