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I just found out shes done covers of Iris by Goo Goo Dolls and Colourblind by Cownting Crows for this new EP too :facepalm:

Why does she keep doing this? She's done Run and now Iris, Colourblind and Hurt and they all sound the same. Start slow and build up and then belt out the last 60 seconds . Boring, horrible and bland covers.
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someone start sending messages to Reznor on Twitter, calling him out on taking a load of fat cash for that - see how long it takes for him to throw his toys out the pram again.
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^^^^ this is an excellent idea.

As far as I know, no-one can stop anyone covering any song they like. They just pay publishing fees or something like that. I could be wrong, but that's my understanding.
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[quote name='Don Rosco' timestamp='1323710293' post='8324143']
^^^^ this is an excellent idea.

As far as I know, no-one can stop anyone covering any song they like. They just pay publishing fees or something like that. I could be wrong, but that's my understanding.
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I remember Noel Gallagher denied permission for a Smurfs cover of Wonderwall so it must be true to some degree. I suspect it's down to who owns the publishing rights or something like that.
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[quote name='Stigweard' timestamp='1323554434' post='8320769']
This 1000x

[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkWo2srE7nY[/media]
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Utterly crap. Both Reznor's original and Cash's cover are powerful and raw in their own ways, but that is awful and lifeless.
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[quote name='Avuncular' timestamp='1323710515' post='8324151']
I remember Noel Gallagher denied permission for a Smurfs cover of Wonderwall so it must be true to some degree. I suspect it's down to who owns the publishing rights or something like that.
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Basically this, publishers, depending on the terms of the deal can decide on who gets to release a cover version or use the original recording. Some artists demand that their music isn't able to be used by other people or as the soundtrack to an advert or whatever.

All the giving away of music and bucking against record labels that Trent's done in the past couple of years would suggest to me that he's probably not signed off on this cover. If you're of a mind to think he has, I'd ask why, I'd suggest that he probably doesn't need the cash from it at the very least.
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Jesus that cover of Hurt is abysmal. Im by no means a fan of NIN but that song is just an excellent track, and Cash's cover as others have said is poigninat and emotional...this is just Leonas A&R telling her "Leona were worried youre not marketing yourself to the edgier, emo dollar, THE KIDS LOVE THE EMO NOWADAYS", and this was the result.
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It has only just occurred to me that hearing Leona singing (with venom) "I wear my crown of shit, on my liar's chair" would've been hilarious. Missed opportunity.

(she skips that verse entirely in case you've avoided listening).
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It's almost as bad as Bruce Willis' Blues album.

[img]http://image.lyricspond.com/image/b/artist-bruce-willis/album-classic-bruce-willis-the-universal-masters-collection/cd-cover.jpg[/img]

Cause god knows a successful millionaire actor really knows how to convey the pain and suffering thats endemic to blues music
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[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNAr5tzZxdk&ob=av2e[/media]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7mG5pQ-s2U

The Scandinavians win this hands down
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I think you'll find it's the Dutch

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWa0-o6224o[/youtube]
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I couldn't think of anywhere else to post this
[url="http://louderthanwar.com/featured/win-tickets-to-lakefest-2012"]http://louderthanwar...o-lakefest-2012[/url]

Worst festival line up ever?[list]
[*]Reef
[*]EMF
[*]Toploader
[*]The Levellers
[*]Dodgy
[*]Chesney Hawkes
[/list]
I mean ... just ... :facepalm:
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[quote name='Joyrex-J9' timestamp='1329138570' post='8439707']
I couldn't think of anywhere else to post this
[url="http://louderthanwar.com/featured/win-tickets-to-lakefest-2012"]http://louderthanwar...o-lakefest-2012[/url]

Worst festival line up ever?[list]
[*]Reef
[*]EMF
[*]Toploader
[*]The Levellers
[*]Dodgy
[*]Chesney Hawkes
[/list]
I mean ... just ... :facepalm:
[/quote]


Lakefest, the most ironic music festival of 2012. So ironic not even hipsters would touch it.
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[quote name='Avuncular' timestamp='1330002308' post='8458956']
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=uxevD8-bG9k[/media]
[/quote]

Jesus Christ!!! Why would Jack White allow someone to do that to his music?
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[quote name='Avuncular' timestamp='1335835318' post='8582640']
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxASBUytpzA[/media]
[/quote]

This is actually the shittest thing I have ever heard.
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[quote name='Oh Danny Boy' timestamp='1335891787' post='8583770']


Jesus Christ!!! Why would Jack White allow someone to do that to his music?
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I suspect he doesn't own the publishing rights.
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