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Yo La Tengo

Yo La Tengo‘s new cover of The Cure’s “Friday I’m In Love” —

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Cover: Dean & Britta

A nicely reserved/restrained cover of The Cure’s “Friday, I’m In Love” by Dean & Britta:

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Palliative Band Names

Palliative band names refer to bands with names related to relieving or alleviating pain:

1. First Aid Kit

“Shattered And Hollow”

2. The Cure

“Boys Don’t Cry”

3. Therapy? — an alternative metal band from Ireland

4. Band Aid — a charity supergroup featuring mostly British & Irish musicians

Let me know if there are any more that you can think of!

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“Just Like Heaven” Covers

“Just Like Heaven” by The Cure is a frequently covered song. Each version, however, differs considerably in quality.

Joy Zipper and The Watson Twins have contributed the two best covers of the song:

Original by The Cure:

Decent, but not great versions by AFI, Jill Hennessey, and Dinosaur Jr:

Bad covers:

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