Here at Chromatik, we’ve been thinking about cover songs and the surprising role they play in music education. Tune in later this week for more on the subject, but for now, enjoy the good, the bad, and the ugly covers. We leave it up to you to figure out in which of those categories William Shatner’s “Rocket Man” fits.
- The Most Surprisingly Awesome Cover Versions in History (Flavorwire)
- The A.V. Club’s Undercover Project asks 25 bands to cover 25 songs. Check out the 2012 Season here.
- Cover songs Uncovered: These Actually Weren’t the Original Versions (Spinner)
- My Three Favorite Terrible Cover Songs (NYT Magazine). Honorable Mention goes to William Shatner.
- Piano Covers of Metal Albums! Check out Sam on Youtube.
- And in case you missed it, Chromatik’s very own in-house cover (Chromatik)