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a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else

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Number 1 album DAVID Bowie with his cover album of 1960s pop and rock tracks, Pin-Ups, was still at number one.
Meanwhile, Kate has also reportedly bagged a place on The Lemonheads' comeback cover album sporting a rock star look.
Hayley Westenra @Grand Theatre, Swansea (tonight): The Kiwi Charlotte Church-minus the kebabs and swearing-who recently lent her soprano voice to a cover album of Japanese pop songs, which was abit bizarre.
The Match Point actress, who will soon release Anywhere I Lay My Head, her cover album of Tom Waits' songs, thinks the starlets recorded songs solely to dance to when they go out clubbing.
MACY GRAY Covered A maverick star who's past her commercial heyday attempts to turn the cover album concept around with this Hal Willnercurated collection.
But I'm not going to be the type of artist that just goes from show to show to show and then does a cover album of songs.
But Johansson said if she were to do another cover album, she would cover the iconic singer Leonard Cohen.
Quincy, who is best known for his work on Michael Jackson's Thriller album, releases his cover album later this year.
If he wins the Grand Final in November, Dave could have the opportunity to record a five track cover album in a professional studio as well as taking away a home entertainment system.
The first full cover album was in 1984 "The Great Pretender" in which Dolly covered songs from the late 50's and early 60's.
COVER albums quite often spell a dry patch for creativity.
VARIOUS The Classic Rock Songbook Vol 1 (Classic Rock) USED to be that cover albums were to be avoided like the plague, but this magazine-mounted freebie sets new standards as Irish rock heroes The Answer take Aerosmith's Sweet Emotion up a gear, Billy Idol axeman Steve Stevens scorches Robin Trower's Day Of The Eagle, and Scandinavian folkies Hellsongs radically revamp Van Halen's Jump (a track not on their own acclaimed album).
One-time Billy Bragg accompanist Jungr proved one of the great interpreters of Bob Dylan songs with two previous cover albums from his awesome songbook.
Named after a trilogy of cover albums, the reggae stalwarts have released Best Of Labour Of Love accompanied by an extended DVD.