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Tune du Jour: “Waterloo Sunset” (Part #2) – The Kinks
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Def Leppard vs. First Aid Kit vs. Robyn Hitchcock
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The Original

 

The Kinks:

 

THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

 

Def Leppard vs. First Aid Kit vs. Robyn Hitchcock
Def Leppard:

First Aid Kit:

Robyn Hitchcock:

Live at The Knitting Factory (March 12, 1997):

SPACE

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

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Tune du Jour: “Waterloo Sunset” (Part #1) – The Kinks
THE CLASH of Collaborations: Ray Davies and Damon Albarn vs. The Crouch End Festival Chorus vs. Jackson Browne vs. London Symphony Orchestra & Urban Voices Collective
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Everybody’s Dressin’ Funny … Cover Me Impressed!

 

 

Ray seems to really like this song. He plays it a lot, especially at special occasions. And he seems to particularly like playing it when the occasion calls for a collaboration with other artists. There are at least four such collaborations floating around at there. In this post we will try to answer the timeworn question, just who “Waterloo Sunsets it best with Mr. Davies?

 

The Original

 

The Kinks:

 

THE CLASH of Collaborations

 

Damon Albarn vs. The Crouch End Festival Chorus vs. Jackson Browne vs. London Symphony Orchestra & Urban Voices Collective
Ray Davies & Damon Albarn (April 2, 2002):

Ray Davies & The Crouch End Festival Chorus (June 15, 2009):

There is a brief interview preceding the song. Waterloo Sunset starts at about the 2:00 mark.

Ray Davies & Jackson Browne (November 1, 2010):

Ray Davies with the London Symphony Orchestra & Urban Voices Collective (August 20, 2012):

CE

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

Disclaimer: Votes cast from Florida may or may not be counted.