Neurosis Day Of The Lords

My Top 10 Favorite Covers

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I was talking to my friend Ben about cover songs, and he asked me what my top 5 favorite were. In the midst of our conversation, he inspired me to come up with my top 10 favorite covers. So here you go.

1. Nirvana (David Bowie)- The Man Who Sold The World:

2. Nine Inch Nails (Joy Division)- Dead Souls:

3. Jimi Hendrix (Bob Dylan)- All Along The Watchtower:

4. Bon Jovi (Leonard Cohen)- Hallelujah:

5. Metallica (Bob Seger)- Turn The Page:

6. Johnny Cash (Nine Inch Nails)- Hurt:

7. Placebo (Kate Bush)- Running Up That Hill:

8. Shinedown (Lynyrd Skynyd)- Simple Man:

9. Deftones (Sade)- No Ordinary Love:

10. Alice In Chains (Led Zeppelin)- Kashmir:

Honorable Mention:

Neurosis (Joy Division)- Day Of The Lords:

Disturbed (Simon & Garfunkel)- The Sounds of Silence:

or This Version:

Tribute: Ian Curtis of Joy Division

ian-curtis--large-msg-123058154379Today marks the 35th anniversary of Ian Curtis of Joy Division’s passing. During his very brief career, he left a lasting effect on the music landscape and influenced countless bands and artists over the years. So in tribute to Ian, here are my favorite covers of Joy Division songs and the albums themselves.

Nine Inch Nails- Dead Souls:

Bush- In A Lonely Place:

The Killers- Shadowplay: This also the best thing this band has ever and will ever do.

Neurosis- Day Of The Lords:

The Cure- Love Will Tear Us Apart:

Unknown Pleasures:

Closer: