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Life on Mars? - David Bowie

Life on Mars? - David Bowie

January 12, 2021

Rest assured, this episode is no godawful small affair. Cover Bowie continues with one of David Bowie's all-time greatest songs, "Life on Mars?". We talk about some of Bowie's acting work in our bonus segment. 

Covers by: Flaming Lips, Caecille Norby, Seal, Vamps, AURORA, 8-Bit Arcade

Spotify playlist here

VAMPS cover here

Pablo Picasso - Modern Lovers

Pablo Picasso - Modern Lovers

January 5, 2021

Some people like to listen to podcasts and they get called assholes, that won't happen to you if you listen to this episode about "Pablo Picasso" by Modern Lovers. In our bonus segment, we discuss the visual arts and how we don't know a lot about them.

Covers by: John Cale, Burning Sensations, Phranc, David Bowie, FourYearBeard, The Tellers, Jack White

Spotify playlist here

Burning Sensations and Phranc versions here

Cover Me 2020 Review

Cover Me 2020 Review

December 29, 2020

We made it to the end of this awful year, and if you're reading this then so did you! Congratulations! This episode is all about the year 2020. We share our Spotify Wrapped statistics for the year, our top 5 albums of the year, and our personal ratings for best, worst, and weirdest episode of the year! Come celebrate the end of the year with us!

All I Want for Christmas is You - Mariah Carey

All I Want for Christmas is You - Mariah Carey

December 22, 2020

All I want for Christmas is for you to listen to this episode. We talk about Mariah Carey's inescapable Christmas single, "All I Want For Christmas is You." In our bonus segment we reveal our holiday food staples! It's the Cover Me Holiday Special!

Covers by: My Chemical Romance, The Cheetah Girls, Michale Bublé, CeeLo Green, Aloe Blacc, August Burns Red

Spotify playlist here

Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones

Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones

December 15, 2020

This podcast, children, it's just a click away. It's just a click away. We're talking Rolling Stone's "Gimme Shelter" this week and there's nothing you can do about it! We talk about world music in our bonus segment for reasons that will become clear as you listen to the episode!

Covers by: Merry Clayton, Cal Tjader, Sisters of Mercy, Patti Smith, U2 & Fergie & will.i.am & Mick Jagger, Playing for Change, Flora Martinez.

 

Spotify playlist here

Freezeezy Peak - Banjo-Kazooie - Grant Kirkhope

Freezeezy Peak - Banjo-Kazooie - Grant Kirkhope

December 8, 2020

It's another video game winter music episode! We talk about "Freezeezy Peak" in great detail despite the fact that Alex has barely played Banjo-Kazooie! We talk about Super Smash Bros in the bonus segment! It's a fun time!

Covers by: The Blake Robinson Synthetic Orchestra, Video Game Piano Players, 20-Bit Dream, ToxicxEternity, CrazyGroupTrio, The Game Brass, Pixelated Quality, Qumu, NinDjent0.

Spotify playlist here

Cornflake Girl - Tori Amos

Cornflake Girl - Tori Amos

December 1, 2020

You bet your life we're talking about "Cornflake Girl" by Tori Amos this week. And you can also bet your life that we talk about cereal in our bonus segment!

Covers by: Annie Adams, Vitamin String Quartet, Liza Lee, Morphology, Cavedoll, The Dentists, Florence + The Machine

Spotify playlist here

Jeopardy Think Theme – Merv Griffin

Jeopardy Think Theme – Merv Griffin

November 24, 2020

Jeopardy catchphrase! That's right, we're talking about the Jeopardy theme (ThinK!) on this episode and there's nothing you can do about it! We talk about what game show we'd like to be on in our bonus segment!

Covers by: Dominik Hauser, TV Theme Band, Cool & Classy, Mount Royal Orchestra, Geek Music, 8-Bit Arcade, Four Bitchin' Babes, Hanz Williams, The TV Theme Players, Piano Project

Official Think Theme variations found here

Spotify playlist here

Sisters of Mercy - Leonard Cohen

Sisters of Mercy - Leonard Cohen

November 17, 2020

There are few good things that have ever come out of an Edmonton snowstorm, but we're talking about one of them this week. We talk about Leonard Cohen's "Sisters of Mercy" then a bunch of cover versions, and then we talk about months in our bonus segment for some reason. It's a good time.

Covers by: Judy Collins, Dion Sidsel Endressen, Linda Rostande and Emmylou Harris, Serena Ryder, The Yellow Melodies, North Atlantic Oscillations

Spotify playlist here

Your Love - The Outfield

Your Love - The Outfield

November 10, 2020

This episode is great whether you're on a vacation far away or not. We talk about the 80s cheating anthem, "Your Love" by The Outfield. Stick around for our lightning round bonus segment where we name two songs with the word "love" in them. It's exciting stuff.

Covers by: Less Than Jake, Hirsh Gardner, The Butchies, Nós4, Katy Perry, Topmodelz, Death Blossoms, The Animal in Me

Spotify playlist here

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