Jack Irons - new cover of shine on...

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Jack Irons - new cover of shine on...

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Jack Irons, a talented American drummer who has played with Pearl Jam, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Joe Strummer and others, has recently released his first solo album "Attention Dimension."

The collection features an excellent cover of "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder on vocals and noted bassist Les Claypool (Primus) on bass. You can sample the track on Irons' site here...


http://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/news/?y=04&id=1015

http://www.jackirons.com
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Aww, I do not like that cover :x
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:smt019
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It sounded good at first, my opinion quickly changed.
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Man, why can't people just leave Floyd songs alone? :? :shock: :evil:
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Post by Anna-Roza »

I like it, but it's mostly because I am a huge Claypool's fan and I have a soft spot for funky rhythms; however, I think Eddie Vedder (whom I find a great vocalist) could do a better job.....
To sum up - I like it as "a song", not as "the song", cover of that certain piece of music.
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Post by Lumiere »

It's OK.

Les Claypool is God, but his cover of SOYCD was butchery.
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Post by Anna-Roza »

Lumiere wrote: Les Claypool is God, but his cover of SOYCD was butchery.
I think Les did more with his terrible Donald-Duck-voice (sorry, Les!) than Eddie Vedder with his gorgeous voice, scale and expression.
Les put more feeling into it, Eddie seems not to know what he's singing about (I've heard the whole Irons/Vedder version) :?
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cover songs just plain and simple suck
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princessDungan74D wrote:cover songs just plain and simple suck
Generalisation. Not all cover songs are bad. Some are better. All down to opinion in the end though...
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princessDungan74D wrote:cover songs just plain and simple suck
Evidently you've never heard the Jimi Hendrix cover of Bob Dylan's All Along the Watchtower
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Useful Idiot wrote:
princessDungan74D wrote:cover songs just plain and simple suck
Evidently you've never heard the Jimi Hendrix cover of Bob Dylan's All Along the Watchtower
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Useful Idiot wrote:
princessDungan74D wrote:cover songs just plain and simple suck
Evidently you've never heard the Jimi Hendrix cover of Bob Dylan's All Along the Watchtower
..... or any other covers Hendrix did, like "Wild Thing" or "Fire".

Not to mention jazz music as a whole :wink:
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Fire wasn't a cover?
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Lumiere wrote:Fire wasn't a cover?
Sorry, THAT "Fire" (not the Arthur Brown one, cevered also by many bands!) was composed by Hendrix; but e.g. "Hey Joe" is by Billy Roberts, first recorded 1n 1966 by The Music Machine, "Wild Thing" is by Chip Taylor from The Troggs etc.