Sunday Downloads - Let's Dance

September 19, 2011

Sometimes you just can't muck with a classic.  Case in point, American Idol contestants have fubared some of the greatest songs of all time by trying to "make it their own."  Not that a remake isn't possible, but you damn better know what you are doing.  Some have successfully transformed a great song, into another great song with  just with a different flavor.

Umbrella - Rihanna vs. Marrie Digby
I'll Always Love You - Dolly Parton vs. Whitney Houston
Behind Blue Eyes - The Who vs. Limp Biskit
Last Kiss - J. Frank Wilson and The Cavaliers vs. Pearl Jam

One may be your taste over the other but they are both quality, IMO.

Here's my latest find.  It's a remake of David Bowie's classic "Let's Dance."  It's totally different than the original version but I love it.  And of course, it has made it to my book playlist.  Since there is no "official" video, I've provided you with this:

You like?  Yeah?  No? Not even if I threatened to staple your eyes shut?  Me likey.  Sorry if I just ruined your favorite Bowie song. :D

By the way...I thought I scheduled this for yesterday but in error it was scheduled for today.  Sunday Downloads will usually be on Sunday.

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  1. Marie Digby for the WIN. I also really love her song paint me in your sunshine....

  2. Mmm... primal. So different from the original, wow. Thanks for sharing this. I'm adding it to my playlist too.

  3. Gretchen - Agreed! Not a big fan of the other version.

    Jessica - so glad I could give you back a little something for a change.

    Diana - Ooooo, primal. It so is. Glad it made your playlist.

  4. Dana, the night was pure magic. You are a phenomenal hostess and an amazing artist. The creative sisterhood we shared that night was more intoxicating than the wine. And I'm not just saying that because I won the gift card. Lovin' the CD.

  5. Leslie, thank you so much. I love your comment, " The creative sisterhood we shared that night was more intoxicating than the wine" So true, so true. FYI... I think you hit the comment button for the wrong post because the last two comments you posted were for the post below. Just FYI.


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