I really dig on these little comparison topics. The same name song one is always fun. Here we have two bands from entirely different genres with equally great songs. Which one do you enjoy more? Personally, I have to go with The Smashing Pumpkins on this one. As much as I dig on The Sex Pistols, the Pumpkins one just has a bit more substance to me. Granted that’s just my opinion though.
The Smashing Pumpkins- Bodies (from Mellon Collie and The Infinite Sadness):
The Sex Pistols- Bodies (from Nevermind The Bollocks…):
The other day I was hanging out with a friend and I presented him with a question, who are the best UK bands of all time. So, we sat there for a few minutes and created a list that pretty much sums up the best bands from the region. There are so many bands from that area but, the impact the ones on this list had made them the standouts. This list is in no particular order as well. And your input is always greatly appreciated to make this list complete.
01) The Beatles
02) The Rolling Stones
03) David Bowie
04) The Who
05) Pink Floyd
06) The Kinks
07) Led Zeppelin
09) Joy Division
10) Sex Pistols
11) The Clash
13) Depeche Mode
14) The Cure
15) New Order
16) Black Sabbath
17) Iron Maiden
19) Judas Priest
23) The Smiths
24) The Cult
I was thinking the other day while looking for something to listen to about how many bands are out there that have only one album. Whether it’s by choice a la The Sex Pistols or because the band was dropped/broke up or even a one time project, I thought it would be quite interesting to compile a list of all those bands and albums.
The A to Z list continues to find the top ten bands/artists in the alphabet. S is upon us and needs help to complete the list. S is going to be one of the most difficult due to there being so many bands that begin with the letter S.
As usual your suggestions are wanted in completing this list.
These are in no particular order as well.
01) Sex Pistols
02) Stone Temple Pilots
03) Bruce Springsteen
05) Smashing Pumpkins
06) The Smiths
08) Paul Simon/Simon and Garfunkel
It’s been a minute since I last did a Song Battle. I have a long list of these to go through with some very interesting “battles.” Here is one of those interesting ones to contemplate. Failure versus Sex Pistols and their songs “Submission.” What band do you think wrote the better song?
Failure- Submission (from the album Comfort):
Sex Pistols- Submission (from the album Never Mind The Bollocks…):
The Sex Pistols are one of my top 15 favorite bands ever. They were the band that got me into punk when I was 8 years old. I present to you two different covers of one of their quintessential songs “Anarchy In The U.K.” I find it fitting to do a cover comparison of this song considering what is going on in the U.K. at the moment. Who do you think did it best?