You Got It – Bonnie Raitt

You Got It – Bonnie Raitt

Something a little different this time, Bonnie Raitt doing a cover of Roy Orbison’s “You Got It”. I think Bonnie’s version is good, but seems to be a little stale, almost corporate, like she did it because she had to, not because she really wanted to. Roy’s version is great, but I think someone needs to do a hardcore cover of this 🙂

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From Out of Nowhere – Five Finger Death Punch

From Out of Nowhere – Five Finger Death Punch

Faith No More is usually the band doing the covers, but this time they are being covered. This is a really good cover of the FNM Song from the Album The Real Thing by Five Finger Death Punch,  I like that they put a really heavy metal twist on the song, without changing the song too much. I have been a huge fan of FNM since the mid 90’s and I think this is now one…

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Sweet Dreams – Marilyn Manson

Sweet Dreams – Marilyn Manson

This song is a cover of the Eurythmics song. Marilyn Manson added some extra lines to the lyrics that are not present in the Eurythmics version: “I wanna use you and abuse you/I wanna know what’s inside you” along with “I’m gonna use you and abuse you/I gotta know what’s inside you. The video for Manson’s cover contains several clips of Manson and bandmates in what appears to be an abandoned building. In between the clips…

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Hong Kong Phooey – Sublime

Hong Kong Phooey – Sublime

This Sublime song is a cover from a song on the Saturday Morning Cartoons’ Greatest Hits, which is a great compilation of bands doing cover songs from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s cartoons. The original song was the sung by Scatman Crothers, who played Dick Halloran in the Shining.

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