The two covers below were songs I could not find on Youtube, Myspace or Soundcloud, so I’m doing the next best thing: posting them as Spotify links. If you don’t have Spotify yet, you will have to get an account and install the client on your computer or mobile device, and you only get limited […]
In a recent interview in Der Spiegel, Kate Bush was asked what she thought about the influence she has on a number of top hiphop artists. Her answer was that she’s aware of it, and that she is very pleased with it. As for me, I was less aware of it, because I don’t normally […]
This 2009 version of “Cloudbusting” by Gemma Hayes would make a good pairing with Eivør’s version of “Hounds of Love”. Similar type of voice, similar toned-down version that still retains traces of the original beat in the background. Nice, eerie synth sounds, too. I like this.
Prolific Belgian rocker Mauro Pawlowski doing a minimalist version of “Babooshka” with just his gravelly voice and electric guitar. Dunno if I like this one just yet. Don’t know exactly when this was recorded either, but I’m guessing 2009.
This demented cover of ‘Babooshka’ by Rumanian/German singer Miss Platnum is a balkan hip-hop take on Kate’s transitional hit single from 1980. I’m a sucker for brass sections anyway. A very nice surprise to be linked to, courtesy of the Kate Bush forum. Please note the YouTube video above is a repost – the original, […]