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Albums with cover songs in the middle
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criminal



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are some exceptions here and there (like Slayer's "South of Heaven" with perfect Judas Priest's "Dissident Aggressor"), but I think at least nowadays covers should be kept for gigs, splits, EP's, bonus sections, special CD's which come with magazines etc. Full-length albums should represent bands own ideas, imho.
The only genre in music where full-length albums are based on covers is jazz, as it seems to me.
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sinister_shawn2001



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hate it when death metal bands cover death metal bands or thrash cover thrash etc...If a band covers someone it should be of a different genre or something. Like Grave's cover of Alice In Chains "Them Bones" or Machine Head's cover of Sting's "Message in a bottle" etc...
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cover-songs belong to the end of an album, preferably as a bonus-track.

Dumbest idea ever: "Mexican Radio".
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ADK wrote:
Dumbest idea ever: "Mexican Radio".


Urrghh yes I hate that one. Totally ruins the album's atmosphere.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sinister_shawn2001 wrote:
I hate it when death metal bands cover death metal bands or thrash cover thrash etc...If a band covers someone it should be of a different genre or something. Like Grave's cover of Alice In Chains "Them Bones" or Machine Head's cover of Sting's "Message in a bottle" etc...


I personally hate that.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Demigod cover by Fleshcrawl is very good !

What about diamonds & rust or better by you better than me by Judas priest they fit the albums very well.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or children of the grave by Master !!! It fucking rules !
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

cdan wrote:
Never really minded the "Iron Fist" cover on Persecution Mania.


That one is classic!
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

criminal wrote:
The only genre in music where full-length albums are based on covers is jazz, as it seems to me.


What? Confused
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

holy ghost wrote:
criminal wrote:
The only genre in music where full-length albums are based on covers is jazz, as it seems to me.


What? Confused


I mean that many jazz albums consists of interpretations of classic themes, so-called jazz-standards, and while jazz musician releases album where four of eight compositions are standards like "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" or "Caravan", and it is ok, metal albums with such proportion of covers and originals would be nonsense.
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Caligari



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

maybe not include a cover song at all...most times they are waste of space and time.
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spectre



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It doesn't really matter to me where the cover is as long as it is not in the first or last position of the album. If the cover is done well, it shouldn't disrupt the flow of the album. Putting a cover song at the end kills what should be the cumulative moment of the album, while putting it at the beginning causes the start to be a little rocky (Glaring example of this to me is Thin Lizzy's Fighting starting off with Rosalie and not For Those Who Love to Live; the later should have been the opener as it is can completely and fully fill that role).

Most bands that do covers nowadays really should save it for EPs or bonus material as mentioned previously; they usually are not very good. Nothing like the way Priest used to do it...
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ias



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

cdan wrote:
Never really minded the "Iron Fist" cover on Persecution Mania.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anathema's take on Hope is one of the highlights on Eternity.
Not a cover by any means, but Edge Of Sanity paying homage to Sisters Of Mercy in the form of Sacrificed is totally out of tune with the rest of the album, but I love it anyway.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WarInvocator wrote:
The Curse is right in the middle of War Cult Supremacy, and i'm sure nobody has a problem with that.


This.
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