Thursday, February 27, 2014

10 Great Cover Songs You might not Heard Of


We all love orignals. But when it comes to music, sometimes we wish for a different flavour. Covering shows how one song could be interpreted in many different ways. Here are 11 great cover songs that don’t try sound like the original but bends the song itself making it somehow their own. Great talents from Youtube.

Latch by Disclosure (Covered by Elli)

Here’s a soulful take of an electric song by Disclosure

Angel by Sarah McLachlan (Keywest Acoustic Cover)

Who doesn’t love Sarah McLachlan’s song Angel? Here’s an acoustic cover by Keywest, a Dublin based Pop/Rock Group, that is hauntingly beautiful as the original

Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations (Acoustic cover by Mike Plana)

An acoustic rendition of the famous hit by The Foundations. This is a unique cover, so much so, that it sounds different from the original. Worth listening to

I’m Going Down by Bruce Springsteen (by Vampire Weekend)

Thanks for the show The Girls that I discovered this song. Here’s Vampire Weekend’s refreshed version of an original Bruce Springteen's 80's release. And is that Waka Waka in the end?

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9 Motivational Quotes You should Tell Yourself Everyday



Success could mean different to each of us. Whatever success you are aiming for today, it could be success in job, work or in career, success in relationship or life in general, here are 9 motivational quotes you should be telling yourself everyday to help lift your confidence and productivity:

1. When the voice inside your head tells you that you are weak, say no. You are not. You are not weak. Because some parts of you are made of metal and metal is malleable, which is to say, you can bend and dent, but you will never break.

2. When somebody tells you that you’re a disappointment, remember that you are somebody else’s hope, always. You are hope, always.

3. When all this time, you’ve existed for the purpose of becoming invisible, teach yourself the opposite. Your hands are made to touch, so touch. Hold. Teach your voice to say things other than words that make you feel small, because you are the opposite of small.

4. You are the opposite of forgetting.

5. Learn to be the river and not the lake. Do not be the body of water that stays still. Be the river that swallows part of the ocean, that no matter how small it may look alongside it, it is never afraid to slam itself against the ocean. engulf the horses and the henchmen, who dare walk through you.

6. For each time you fall, you pick yourself up. again, and again. You never stop fighting.

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While I sleep, I dream of you, and when I wake, I long to hold you in my arms. If anything, our time apart has only made me more certain that I want to spend my nights by your side, and my days with your heart. Poetic Love Quotes (via lovequotebook)
Saturday, July 27, 2013
I wondered why so much beauty should be given to those who made so bad a use of it and denied to some who would make it a benefit to both themselves and others. But, God knows best, I concluded. There are, I suppose, some men as vain, as selfish, and as heartless as she is, and, perhaps, such women may be a useful to punish them. Agnes Grey - Anne Bronte (via ellistarr87)