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Thursday, February 24, 2011

This. This Is The Worst Cover Version. Ever.

Posted by on Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 8:00 AM

Let me give you a hand, Dave. I'm not even much of a Motley Crue fan to begin with. I guess The Dirt is an entertaining read, but I like my metal a little more menacing.

Anyway. I didn't know this existed until I was assaulted by this in the frozen-food section of the Roosevelt QFC yesterday. Even thinking about it gives me douche chills. Fluff power-ballad from an already pussy-ass bantam-metal band during their last gasp of creativity meets American Idol-bred "new country" bullshit. Ugh. Masochists click play below.


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tallchris 1
Dude, worst cover ever is still the Killers cover of "She Lost Control".
Posted by tallchris on February 24, 2011 at 8:28 AM · Report this
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Grant Brissey, Emeritus 3
QFC is the king of sinister cover song earworms. I assume it's a royalty thing.
Posted by Grant Brissey, Emeritus on February 24, 2011 at 9:26 AM · Report this
I don't know ... does anyone remember Kik Tracy's "Mrs. Robinson"? Or Seattle's own Sanctuary, who covered "White Rabbit"?

To the other, no, I couldn't bring myself to do it. I just couldn't click to play. There is something about the prospect that is almost exactly genuinely frightening.

On a related note, I once survived a really horrible decision in which I followed two somewhat hot, rather quite drunk women out of a bar and took a ride in a loaner Nissan (while the Ford was being repaired after an accident). We ended up at a weird place in Everett where the police arrived at closing time to kick everyone out, and I managed to not get arrested for taking a piss on the street. Hell, come to think of it, the cops didn't even blink. And even though they were talking to the girls as I shook and zipped, they didn't stop us from getting in the car and driving off to do lines with some wanna-be rapper who once recorded an album in Atlanta.

All things said and done, one thing I do remember clearly was leaning forward in the car at some point and asking, "What the hell is this?" And the response? "It's Carrie Underwood!"

I know they actually sang along as we blazed back south on I-5. Thankfully, I've no memory of the actual tunes.

Carrie Underwood is a scourge upon this Earth.
Posted by BD on February 25, 2011 at 2:40 AM · Report this

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