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(31) Days of Good: Day 8

Cover songs are released all the time.  When done right, they’re fantastic.  When done wrong, not so much.  This year had some that really went above and beyond, so I’d like to dedicate today’s GOOD to a few of my favorite covers of 2011.

 

♪ The Black Keys – Dearest (Buddy Holly cover) [from Rave On Buddy Holly]

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Dum Dum Girls – There Is a Light That Never Goes Out (The Smiths cover) [from He Gets Me High EP]

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Eric D. Johnson – Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree (Dawn & Tony Orlando cover) [from Our Idiot Brother OST]

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iTunes (Fruit Bats)
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James Blake – A Case Of You (Joni Mitchell Cover) [from Enough Thunder EP]

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iTunes (Joni Mitchell)

 

Karen Elson – Crying, Waiting, Hoping (Buddy Holly Cover) [from Rave On Buddy Holly]

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iTunes (Buddy Holly)

 

Mr Little Jeans – The Suburbs (Arcade Fire cover) [from The Suburbs]

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iTunes (Arcade Fire)

 

Oh Land – Bloodbuzz Ohio (The National cover)

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iTunes (The National)

 

Snow & Voices – Disintegration (The Cure cover) [from Disintegration – Single]

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iTunes (The Cure)

 

What were your favorite covers this year?