To counteract our Friday the 13th post, here is a lovely cover of The Cure’s Just Like Heaven from Katie Melua

Some songs totally change when they are recorded acoustically, or more slowly or both. Subtler melodies get revealed, the nuances of the harmonies are brought forward. What was a rock song becomes a lovely ballad. Sublime . . .

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Original Cure version live on YouTube

Category: Music, Weekend

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2 Responses to “Just Like Heaven”

  1. Evoo Kermartin says:

    Lovely. Here’s another along those lines that’s been around for a while:

    Gary Jules – Mad World (cover of Tears for Fears/Roland Orzabal)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYY-a0_Bb9Y&feature=fvw

  2. dmlopr says:

    I’ve heard this on XM 51 – The Coffee House. She does a great job on a great song.