If "Mr. Brightside" was a B-52s song

This delightful cover was released a while ago, but I only just discovered it via Vanyland.

 

The 3-song EP by the B-69s also includes B-52-esque covers of Billie Eilish's "bad guy" and Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," which are all just as fun. I'm just a big fan of anything "Mr. Brightside."

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Here's a delightful ska medley of the Super Mario Otherworld music

Jeremy Hunter A.K.A. Ska Tune Network is on a mission to make ska covers of everything. No exceptions. Like the Borg, ska will assimilate all. The latest — victim? Beneficiary? — of their quest is SUPER MARIO: OTHERWORLD, a popular ROM hack of the original Super Mario World for Super Nintendo.

And this time, they has steel drums to help them. None of us safe from the groovy smiles they'll inflict upon us.

Just remember:

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A contralto (lowest female part) and countertenor (highest male part) sing a duet

Contralto Juliana Strangelove and countertenor Arthur Vasiliev sing Nick Cave's "Where The Wild Roses Grow."

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Drowning Pool's "Bodies" covered by angry animals

Insane Cherry was good enough to create what is undoubtedly the most metal cover of "Bodies" ever recorded. Birds, goats, camels, seals, cats, and dogs all come together for this historic collaboration. Read the rest

Postmodern Jukebox does a lounge version of The Strokes' "Someday"

Postmodern Jukebox does retro versions of popular contemporary pop songs. Their latest video is a cover of The Stroke's 2002 hit "Someday." It features Cristina Gatti on vocals. The versions are very different from each other, but I like them both.

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