Apr 222016
 
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Since Prince’s sudden passing yesterday, tributes have poured in from artists around the world. Some of those artists had concerts scheduled last night and took the opportunity to play Prince covers – in some cases covers they’d performed before, in other cases covers the put together last-minute to pay tribute to the legend. Either way, this first night of covers is raw and wonderful, a first-run at what will no doubt be thousands of new covers to come (Coachella is this weekend…)

We’ve rounded up a bunch that have either video or audio below. They’re mostly live from concerts last night, but in a couple cases they’re from artists who couldn’t wait for their next show and posted new covers themselves. We’ll keep adding more as they surface. We know The Damned covered “Manic Monday” and Christine and the Queens covered “I Feel For You” – anyone got full video for those? Continue reading »

Feb 092016
 
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In honor of the late legend, Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora recently covered David Bowie‘s “Life on Mars” at London’s Union Chapel. Though not the first time the 19-year old has performed the ’70s hit single – having covered it at several live shows as well as on BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge – it does mark her first UK gig since Bowie’s death, and as such, the tribute is apt and beautifully done. Continue reading »