Chvrches play Bauhaus's "Bela Lugosi's Dead"


Chvrches cover Bauhaus's "Bela Lugosi's Dead" (1979) for the soundtrack to the forthcoming Vampire Academy movie. (via NME)

Of course, nothing beats Bauhaus themselves playing "Bela Lugosi's Dead" in the opening credits to the great 1983 vampire flick The Hunger, below.

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  1. snig says:

    Good cover. The Bauhaus was a good song to play late at night while working in the lab.

  2. Oh Dear God that's lame!!

  3. Sounds like it would be perfect in Twilight. I wanted to like Chvrches but I find it impossible to find any way to do so with their deracinated, derivative plodding. That really sucks any kind of energy or movement from the song. It's kind of like a perky teen star unable to escape their manufactured persona but wishing to reach their dark side. Perhaps it's some kind of ironic comment on the original.

    Or maybe it was just a cover for cash.

    That's it.

  4. Wow. A Bauhaus song that sounds like its getting played on 'Glee'. Appropriately, they've drained it of all its life force, leaving behind a vapid, quivering husk. They truly are godless monsters with hideous, unspeakable appetites.

  5. Gbaji says:

    Fascinating. It's like a Giger painting re-done by Thomas Kincade.

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