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How to Do a Cover Version

About a month ago, I posted Rihanna’s “SOS” in my Friday Night Music Club thread, and wrote these accompanying words:

“…Heavily sampling Soft Cell’s version of “Tainted Love” (more about that over the weekend)…” 335 more words

How To Do A Cover Version

Slim's Sudbury Vacation ( a poem and a post-poem interview)

The Stack (remix)

And what a


plume we have

here, Nigel,

a plume with

time on its

hands, look at

it loping

across the… 345 more words


80s Song of the Day: Tainted Love by Soft Cell

This tainted love you’ve given
I give you all a boy could give you
Take my tears and that’s not nearly all

Tainted Love by Soft Cell was released on July 7, 1981 in the United Kingdom. 79 more words


Marc Almond - A Woman's Story

Another unusual choice of song to cover from Marc, this one was at its peak of UK#41 on this day in the 80s. He had 30 solo hits after leaving Soft Cell, between ’84 and ’01, including the #1 hit “Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart”. 21 more words

Linkedin Part 2: Say Hello Wave Goodbye

As many visitors know I am a massive fan of Linkedin and it’s amazing UX so when I got locked out of my account I wasn’t going to take it lying down! 222 more words


Covers - a bit of frivolity

Since posting about the intended remake of The Craft, I’ve not been able to get the Letters to Cleo cover for the Cars’ Dangerous Type… 400 more words

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