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CIRCLE JERKS - Wild In The Streets (1982)
storming title track of otherwise underwhelming second LP

Garland Jeffreys original Wild In The Streets from 1973 -
the fan made video is a cool tribute to early/mid 70's inner city NY where
gentrification was unknown and featuring some later to be famous faces.

SCRAWL - Good Times (1995)
cover of CHIC's 1979 US #1 (one of the best songs ever IMO)
by Berlin Grindcore/Jazz band later known as LE SCRAWL
(after unwisely choosing same name as the Kentucky band who
recorded for Rough Trade and Elektra).
for the record this doesn't sound like John Zorn - these guys have there own style.

and just for fun BATTALION OF SAINTS - Ace Of Spades
 

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Listening to these lads for the first time in ages today:

 

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amazing how the lyrics of a throw away Euro pop hit adapt into a totalitarian anthem !
the documentary about their visit to North Korea was to me really more
of an insight to what LAIBACH are like behind the image.
their version of 'Across The Universe' similarly obliterates the self satisfied Lennon lyrics.
 

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Ah now, Across the Universe is one of the best songs Lennon ever did, it's full of ambiguity - you can read it as self satisfied, or drugged up, or blissed out, or miserable, or totalitarian, or even apocalyptic. I think he overegged the same idea when he wrote Imagine.
 

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Maybe?


or the absolute ludicrousness of



and while i'm at it, i've always loved



and FINALLY, clearly superior to the original in it's own cheesy pop jazz way, did they manage to out-McCartney McCartney?

 
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I remember my uncle, the only one from either side who is into music (& he's an in law) being disgusted by this.


The singer looks like a total gouger chav.
 

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I remember my uncle, the only one from either side who is into music (& he's an in law) being disgusted by this.


The singer looks like a total gouger chav.
I am still kind of disgusted by it
 

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Not beatles, but same year as candy flip. Better than the stones version.


I love that wah guitar riff.
 

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Ah now, Across the Universe is one of the best songs Lennon ever did, it's full of ambiguity - you can read it as self satisfied, or drugged up, or blissed out, or miserable, or totalitarian, or even apocalyptic. I think he overegged the same idea when he wrote Imagine.
Sorry but Rufus Wainwright's cover of Across the Universe put me off the song forever (was used on a TV advert).
early Banshees are cool - i was a late comer to them.

some BEATLES covers :
PRINCE BUSTER - All My Loving
Stunning. heard this a few years ago when this 7" went for huge money on discogs.

an obvious one... THE DAMNED - Help (B side of New Rose)

obscure noisy one... Italian grinders CRIPPLE BASTARDS - We Can Work It Out.
yeah, apart from the words it's hardly recognisable.

STANDELLS - Eleanor Rigby
prefer this to BEATLES (or should I say Paul & George Martin's) version.
 

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