Episodes

Coverville 165: A Cappella III

January 6, 2006

Here’s what’s on the show tonight:

Title (with link to iTunes, if available) Artist Album (with link to Amazon.com, if available) Original Artist
Plush Off The Beat Flail Stone Temple Pilots
You Won’t See Me AC-Rock Guaranteed To Satisfy The Beatles
Sledgehammer Beelzebubs (Tufts) Id Peter Gabriel
In Your Eyes The Brown Derbies Down Time Peter Gabriel
Is She Really Going Out With Him? Da Vinci’s Notebook The Life and Times of Mike Fanning Joe Jackson
He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother The Housemartins Now That’s What I Call Quite Good The Hollies
Bed-Shaped Off The Beat Float Keane

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5 Comments

  1. Hi Brian! I LOVE these A Capella shows. Don’t know if you knew of the connection, but Tufts Beezlebubs ALSO did a cover of Is She Really Going Out With Him, which is phenomenal.

    Thanks! Keep it up!

    E

  2. Great show, loved the version of Bedshaped, except there was one slight problem… it’s 2006 not 2005. 🙂

  3. Wow! That was truly awesome. I loved ‘Off The Beat’ and ‘The Beelzebubs’, those covers were just mind-blowing. I’m tracking down these albums right now!

  4. Hey Brian,

    if you want to secretly adjust the volume while a track is playing, just hold Shift while pressing the volume keys. Of course, you can also uncheck “Play feedback when volume is changed” on System Preferences->Sound->Sound Effects. If you do so, holding shift will temporarily reenable the FX.
    Keep up the great work, Coverville is among my very favourite podcasts.

    Marcus

  5. If I remember rightly from my vinyl, the Joe Jackson live album to which you refer included an almost-acappella version of ISRGOWH, featuring “a lone tamborine,” and the comment about the drummer that “He can’t sing, so he’s got to do something.”

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