cover song


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Synonyms for cover song

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

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You may have seen the triplets performing cover songs but these five songs are all their own material.
With Fifi's popularity steadily rising, it is clear that keeping the public guessing is a winning strategy, whether she is doing cover songs and working on a personal album, her infectious love for music and life in general is undeniable.
MATT Cardle is on a collision course with Simon Cowell after he swore he will NEVER release a cover song...
USA) presents the first ever concise analysis of the cover song phenomenon in popular music.
"The number one worst cover song - Celine Dion covering AC/DC - is sacrilege," said the magazine's editor, Stephen Lawson.
Celine Dion is responsible for the world's worst cover song, music experts said yesterday.
Here she engages the cover song as an instance of "temporal drag" and a "queer act" and goes further to consider the ways queer musicians have used cover songs and what I call "cover voices" to create queer community that itself exceeds time.
The cover song takes on social issues with a gritty, down-home beat and poignant lyrics, while in mesmerizing falsetto, Hamilton tells how he will "Never Love Again." The Charlotte-born Harlem resident effectively drives his message of love and commitment with earthy beats and relevant lyrics.
"The days are gone when singing a cover song was a tribute to the writer, now it's seen as a cheap cop-out by manufactured pop to make a few quick pounds."
A better analogue for this retrospective attention is the cover song, as proposed by poet Kevin Young in his catalogue essay: "The cover both replaces and obscures an event--though, like the cover of a great record or book, it might just provide something we open, another totem to take with us."
In that sense, the album's one cover song is a neat glue to the work.
In a tweet dated May 28, Yuzon asked singers to not be satisfied with the quick applause that a cover song could bring.
But it was widely panned while a later version of the Queen classic Bohemian Rhapsody was recently voted the worst cover song ever.
To make the special guest feel at home, Lady Rizo and The Darby band serenaded her with a cover song tribute of Britney's hit song, 'Toxic'.