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Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« on: May 20, 2017, 10:43:04 PM »
This is totally an original idea not ripped off Anton and LB's threads

As some of you may know, I write a section on Palette Swap called Take Cover! where each month I feature some covers of famous songs. Here are the songs I have covered (pun unintended):

Issue 141 (Holiday special)
Silent Night - Kelly Clarkson, Trisha Yearwood, and Reba McEntire
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Various artists
Auld Lang Syne - Kenny G

Issue 139
Mr. Blue Sky - The Voice Kids UK coaches and finalists
What's Going On - Bono and Chris Martin

Issue 137
Africa - Angel City Chorale
Stairway to Heaven - Heart

Issue 135
My Way - Elvis Presley
Mario medley -  Mariachi

Issue 133 (Elton John special)
Tiny Dancer - Florence and the Machine
Rocket Man -  Little Big Town
Your Song - Christina Grimmie

Issue 131 (Valentine's Day special)
Love Song Medley - Various artists
Always on My Mind -  Elvis Presley and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Issue 129 (Holiday special)
Motown medley - Stranger Things cast and James Corden
Must Be Santa - Bob Dylan
Last Christmas - Choir! Choir! Choir!
Auld Lang Syne - BBC Symphony Orchestra

Issue 128
Super Mario World medley - Orchestre de Jeux Vidéo
Purple Rain/Heroes/Freedom! '90/Crawling/Black Hole Sun - Thirty Seconds to Mars

Issue 127 (U2 special):
Where the Streets Have No Name (I Can't Take My Eyes off You) - Pet Shop Boys
One - Johnny Cash
Beautiful Day - Chris Martin and U2
People Have the Power - U2 and Eagles of Death Metal
México Lindo y Querido - Playing for Change

Issue 126:
YMCA - Boy George
Mr. Roboto - The Protomen
Stand by Me - Usher and Blake Shelton

Issue 125:
Starlight - The Killers
Chrono Trigger medley - Prof. Sakamoto

Issue 124:
The Saints are Coming - U2 and Green Day
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Lorde

Issue 123 (Queen/Wario/Manchester special):
Radio Ga Ga - fun.
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen + Adam Lambert
We Will Rock You - Queen + Jessie J
Ashley's Song - insaneintherainmusic ft. Adriana Figueroa and ThunderScott
Don't Look Back in Anger - Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, and Ariana Grande
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Ariana Grande

Issue 122:
Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word - Mary J. Blige
Yesterday - Frank Sinatra
Thank You - Chris Cornell

Issue 121:
Always on My Mind - Willie Nelson, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora
Harry Potter medley - sleightlymusical

Issue 120:
Tears in Heaven - Various artists
Super Mario 64 Rock medley - New Game Plus

Issue 119 (Valentine's Day special):
More Than Words - Steven Tyler and Nuno Bettencourt
How Deep is Your Love - Michael Bublé and Kelly Rowland
I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner and Nate Ruess

Issue 118:
Somebody to Love - Queen and George Michael
Stand By Me - Florence and the Machine
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight - Jennifer Hudson

Issue 117 (2016 retrospective/Holiday special):
David Bowie medley - Lorde
One Voice - American Idol alumni
Clocks/Midnight/Fix You/Beautiful Day/Purple Rain/Independent Women/Just the Way You Are/Up&Up - Coldplay, Beyoncé, and Bruno Mars
Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid 20
Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth - Bing Crosby and David Bowie
Auld Lang Syne - André Rieu

Issue 116 (Bob Dylan special):
All Along the Watchtower - U2
Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Eric Clapton
Make You Feel My Love - Billy Joel
Hallelujah - Various versions

Issue 115:
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - Imagine Dragons
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Muse
Disney medley - Spirit Young Performers Company

Issue 114:
Come Together - Michael Jackson
Royals - Bruce Springsteen
Evolution of Nintendo medley - New Game Plus

Issue 113:
Zelda medley/It's Time - Imagine Dragons and Koji Kondo
God Only Knows - Various artists
Where the Streets Have No Name - 30 Seconds to Mars

Issue 112:
Stayin' Alive - Coldplay and Barry Gibb
Because the Night - Bruce Springsteen and Michael Stipe
Learn to Fly - Rockin' 1000

Issue 111 (Walkazo dedication):
As Tears Go By - Vitamin String Quartet
Landslide - Choir! Choir! Choir!
The Show Must Go On - Elton John and Queen

Feel free to discuss the covers, the section itself, or anything at all you may want to discuss!
« Last Edit: February 04, 2019, 01:57:01 PM by Hobbes »


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2017, 10:21:29 PM »
a lot of these covers are great! i can tell you're pretty dedicated to this kind of stuff, and it's always exciting to see what you've researched every issue.

as for suggestions, i'd love to hear about covers for various Queen songs; see if you could find any for Don't Stop Me Now, Killer Queen, Somebody To Love, etc (those are my favorites from them lol)



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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2017, 10:26:13 PM »
a lot of these covers are great! i can tell you're pretty dedicated to this kind of stuff, and it's always exciting to see what you've researched every issue.

as for suggestions, i'd love to hear about covers for various Queen songs; see if you could find any for Don't Stop Me Now, Killer Queen, Somebody To Love, etc (those are my favorites from them lol)
Thanks!! Oh boy, there's a vast and amazing world of Queen covers out there! Out of those you mentioned I have featured Queen and George Michael's cover of Somebody to Love. I'll see what else I can find for next issue ;)


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2017, 10:29:56 PM »
oh boy a chance to get a new person into the protomen


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2017, 10:40:24 PM »


I'm loving that album


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2017, 11:12:11 PM »
You've already mentioned Lorde before, but she has an awesome cover of "Everybody Wants To Rule the World" that I highly recommend you check out.

Chase Holfelder is another artist I like a lot. You can find him on YouTube, where he does a lot of song covers. His most impressive ones, though, are his Major to Minor covers. He's converted "How Far I'll Go" from Moana, "Animal" by Neon Trees, "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper, "All I Want For Christmas is You", and the list goes on and on. They're all amazing.

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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2017, 11:14:52 PM »
You've already mentioned Lorde before, but she has an awesome cover of "Everybody Wants To Rule the World" that I highly recommend you check out.

Chase Holfelder is another artist I like a lot. You can find him on YouTube, where he does a lot of song covers. His most impressive ones, though, are his Major to Minor covers. He's converted "How Far I'll Go" from Moana, "Animal" by Neon Trees, "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper, "All I Want For Christmas is You", and the list goes on and on. They're all amazing.
Nice, I'll check those out! Thanks!


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2017, 05:44:30 PM »
New issue incorporating some of your suggestions, the theme for the special issue, and recent developments as well:

Issue 123 (Queen/Wario/Manchester special):
Radio Ga Ga - fun.
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen + Adam Lambert
We Will Rock You - Queen + Jessie J
Ashley's Song - insaneintherainmusic ft. Adriana Figueroa and ThunderScott
Don't Look Back in Anger - Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, and Ariana Grande
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Ariana Grande


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2017, 08:48:22 AM »
Hey Tuckster, what about featuring this cover of the YMCA by Boy George? I personally love it.

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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2017, 11:02:04 AM »
Nice suggestion, thanks!!


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #10 on: July 27, 2017, 02:20:21 PM »
Hey guys! The staff wiki is back up and that means the latest edition of Take Cover! has been uploaded! I promise you I am working to include all of your suggestions :)

Issue 124:
The Saints are Coming - U2 and Green Day
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Lorde


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2017, 11:48:55 PM »
New issue!!
Issue 125:
Starlight - The Killers
Chrono Trigger medley - Prof. Sakamoto


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2017, 10:44:15 PM »
Time to take more suggestions!

Issue 126:
YMCA - Boy George
Mr. Roboto - The Protomen
Stand by Me - Usher and Blake Shelton


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2017, 10:13:16 PM »
New issue! This is one of the issues I have enjoyed writing the most:

Issue 127 (U2 special):
Where the Streets Have No Name (I Can't Take My Eyes off You) - Pet Shop Boys
One - Johnny Cash
Beautiful Day - Chris Martin and U2
People Have the Power - U2 and Eagles of Death Metal
México Lindo y Querido - Playing for Change


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2018, 10:02:35 PM »
For those who are interested in my section and did not read December's edition, please note that I will be moving this section to bi-monthly basis, so that means you'll see the next edition in February  :)


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #15 on: February 10, 2019, 09:08:20 PM »
Super bump.

Hi there, everyone who may read this section! I have some news to share. I will be retiring from Take Cover with a final edition. This is the section I have enjoyed writing the most in my time in The 'Shroom, but after almost three years, I feel it's time. The final issue will come in March, not in February, as in all honesty the last months have been rather rough. But anyway, I will see you in March and in the meantime I will of course be thinking of another section to sign up for!


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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #16 on: February 10, 2019, 10:42:30 PM »
tucky nooooo

who will offset remix project now

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Re: Take Cover! (Cover songs 'Shroom section)
« Reply #17 on: February 10, 2019, 11:13:15 PM »
Sorry Perch :'( I wanted our alternation to continue but maybe I can get another section in PS!