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Calling For A Remake

I really enjoyed this song when it came out. I was re-listening to it recently, and it occurred to me that it needs a new cover -- preferably by someone with a really creepy, disturbing tone. Kind of like Phil Collins when he did "Mama" with Genesis. Or maybe Disturbed. Maybe Christina Aguilera -- say what you want, the gal's got major pipes.


Who else do you think could pull this off?





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Crazy in the night, first t... (Below threshold)
Don:

Crazy in the night, first thing I thought of was an LGF overnight thread.

Kelly Clarkson has enough o... (Below threshold)
recovered liberal democrat:

Kelly Clarkson has enough of an edge to her voice to pull it off.

Why would anyone want to?</... (Below threshold)
Jim Addison:

Why would anyone want to?

I thought they buried all of Kim Carnes' "music" with Don Kirshner . . .

There was a jazz singer tha... (Below threshold)
Wayne:

There was a jazz singer that looks like Jodie Foster. A friend has her dvd. So maybe he will know her name. Downloaded the Carnes version on my phone though so thanks.

Meatloaf... (Below threshold)
Meiji_man:

Meatloaf

I worry about you sometimes... (Below threshold)
Shawn:

I worry about you sometimes, Jay.

The fact that you are enamored with this song is quite disturbing.

That said, I could see Springsteen doing this with a balls to the wall Clarence Clemons sax replacing the guitar solo.

-Shawn

Maybe if Velvet Revolver di... (Below threshold)
Bad Science:

Maybe if Velvet Revolver did it?
(Warning - VEVO)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9jNBuEqD4E
I liked Kim Carnes back in the day, too. Thanks for the blast from the past.

A duo, Jack Nickolson/Chris... (Below threshold)
bullwinkle:

A duo, Jack Nickolson/Christpher Walken. Definitely.

Agree with Meiji-man... (Pr... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

Agree with Meiji-man... (Pre-2000) Meatloaf.

I'd considered Meat Loaf, n... (Below threshold)

I'd considered Meat Loaf, no sooner than Bat 2. I'd also thought about Jim Carrey, after his cover of "I Am The Walrus."

Then I thought about one more singer, one I and a lot of others can't stand. But when she does covers of others' songs, she really can kick the crap out of them. It's her own stuff that makes me want to drive an icepick through my ears.

Celine Dion.

Think about it. "It's All Coming Back To Me" and "I Drove All Night" Celine, NOT "My Heart Will Go On" Celine.

Kind of like "Mama" Phil Collins, and not "You'll Be In My Heart" or "Another Day In Paradise" Phil.

She could totally own this song.

J.

Celine with "It's All Comin... (Below threshold)
Son Of The Godfather:

Celine with "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" links to Meatloaf through Jim Steinman.
Both Celine and Meatloaf have that story-telling quality everyone can relate to.

Although not a personal fave, I can definitely see (hear) Celine mastering this. Now I've got to go listen to Bat1 & 2 'cuz I feel all dirty from my previous sentence. :)




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