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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #60 on: December 12, 2013, 10:41:26 PM »
Elephant Castle - One Chord Wonders.

German 'Goth' band from 1992 apparently...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09Va3Uf0M_M

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #61 on: December 13, 2013, 10:31:25 AM »
Interesting find that one Ken - enjoyed that!

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #62 on: December 13, 2013, 11:41:43 AM »
German 'Goth' band from 1992 apparently...

Never heard of 'em. Described as "new wave, indie rock, electro" here:
http://www.discogs.com/Elephant-Castle-Diary-Of-A-Sad-Elephant/release/1615040

Difficult to find info, as there are others out there with similar names like Elephant & Castle, including bands, a railway station in London and a "take away restaurant" in Austria:  ;D
http://www.elefantcastle.at/

A nice cover anyway!  :)
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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #63 on: December 19, 2013, 03:35:27 PM »
SIMON CHAINSAW - GARY GILMORE'S EYES (2013)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZI1FuV-zhg

FASTEN BELT - SAFETY IN NUMBERS (1988)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CH1Ibr8tqPs

THE HOP ROCKETS - ONE CHORD WONDERS (LIVE 2011)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Okw-emntwc0

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #64 on: December 19, 2013, 03:45:30 PM »
Hop Rockets are fun - and Fasten Belt intriguing, Simon Chainsaw rather predictable... Keep 'em coming!

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #65 on: January 13, 2014, 02:43:02 AM »
Still the original - and worst! So bad it's almost good. Almost.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORV9zACAipY
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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #66 on: January 13, 2014, 01:34:55 PM »
Here's what Dave Thompson said about this "tribute":

http://www.allmusic.com/album/top-of-the-pops-vol-61-mw0000988183
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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #67 on: January 15, 2014, 11:41:42 AM »
I've just got a 2003 album by The Minds (from Portland, Oregon) with a rather good version of 'My Place' on it.

Unfortunately there's no YouTube video posted apart from a live version from their 2012 reunion show which is a bit rough and doesn't do the studio version justice.
 But anyway....here it is.  ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rN3oDzk2d_c

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #68 on: January 16, 2014, 10:20:19 PM »
Interesting version - thanks Ken.

Strange that it should be posted by "New Tim"!
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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #69 on: January 17, 2014, 10:42:31 AM »
Yep cheers I quite like that - almost a Blue Orchids feel to the keyboards and rhythm

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #70 on: January 17, 2014, 10:30:50 PM »
Yep cheers I quite like that - almost a Blue Orchids feel to the keyboards and rhythm

I'm gathering all these covers together and I'm going to create a CD of the best ones.

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #71 on: January 18, 2014, 11:40:15 AM »
Rockula - I look forward to hearing that!

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #72 on: March 07, 2014, 08:48:35 PM »
'SAD NEWS'
St. Andrew's University Union 1978.

Performing 'One Chord Wonders'.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP7m5TmL7P8

Another very early TV Smith cover. I think it has some charm.

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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #73 on: March 07, 2014, 09:12:35 PM »
At least they got the title right.

The sub-Chuck Berry guitar break is awful and SO out of place!

But I'm not upset. In fact, I don't give a damn!
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Re: TV Smith/Adverts song cover versions
« Reply #74 on: April 30, 2014, 03:13:55 PM »
The Lords Prayer - Falling Apart.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae8WNFJJHeA

''Devon (Ilfracombe) based FALLING APART play an energetic mix of old school Punk and New Wave classics, from bands like The Stranglers, Ramones, Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned through to more modern hits from the likes of Green Day and Blink 182 mixed with a smattering of original material and rocked up versions of some well known songs...''
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