Linkin Park - What I've Done cover by Marie Digby

I got online and thought .oO(How could I share an experience I'm having right now?)Well, lately I've been looking through YouTube for amateur covers of popular songs. I can't remember how I started doing this, but I noticed that sometimes it is refreshing to hear someone else sing these songs. Sometimes they change the style quite a bit, and it's also nice to hear people giving their performance "live" rather than after the studio clean up.

Here is a small collection of covers that I've put together that you might want to check out when you're "doing some research" at work. Consider that I was mostly looking for amateurs, so sound quality and a less-than professional performance should be expected. I'd love to hear your opinions and please comment if you know of any good covers, amateur or otherwise.

Evanescence - My Immortalcover by Jessica Santos

Radiohead - Creep cover by ttekaras

Rascal Flatts/Cascada - What Hurts The Most (Cascada's version is less than satisfying ) cover by Boyce Avenue

Also, their cover of Shadow of the day (as you can tell, I am a Linkin Park fan)

Oasis - Wonderwall cover by ortoPilot

Wouldn't be complete without honorable mentions

And this is A Perfect Circle covering Lovesong and Diary of a madman - I really wish there was a professional recording of these somewhere, it must have been a profound experience to see this live.

Hmm this is really cool, but it worries me that it looks like a pageant? - I think I just realized a great rant post for later writing.
Kansas - Carry on wayward son
cover by A young girl?
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  • Thanks for the additions, Kristen, E

    It'll give me something to listen to while I try to come up with an idea for these brochures
  • The Kooks cover MGMT's "Kids"

    Boyce Avenue covers Justin Timberlake's "Lovestoned"

    The Beatles cover Bob Dylan's "Mama You've Been On My Mind"

    Ina-T covers Michael Jackson's "Black or White"

    And this one just makes me smile.. Mika covers Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie"

  • John Frusciante covers Bowie's 'Modern Love'

    joeburton77 covers Radiohead's 'Lucky'

    Asian Dub Foundation covers The Clash 'Police on My Back'

    Metric covers Elliott Smith's 'Between the Bars'

    **It's funny you brought this up, I scour youtube for covers as well and yet, these are the ones I always turn to.
  • I like the cover of the Linkin Park song, shadow of the day. Good stuff, great post!
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