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Saturday, July 01, 2006

Q Covered - The Eighties CD



The August Q is the 80s issue, complete with an 80s covers CD and an old photo of a young Madonna on the cover itself.

In the mag, lists of the 40 best albums and 40 best tracks of the 80s (separate post on those lists to come), an article about Madonna (no new interview with her), another about Boy George (ditto), a feature about the making of U2's The Joshua Tree, and interviews with Corinne Bailey Rae and The Who's Roger Daltrey.

Q refers to this compilation as containing "15 exclusive covers" but in their "liner notes" in the magazine six of the songs are listed as available elsewhere. The others were either "Specially recorded for Q" or "Exclusive to Q magazine". Still, many of the songs are Q exclusives...

Q Covered - The Eighties Track Listing:

1. Orson - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
2. The Futureheads - Let's Dance (David Bowie cover, specially recorded for Q)
3. Boy Kill Boy - It's Different For Girls
4. Neal Casal - Wishing Well (Terence Trent D'Arby cover, specially recorded for Q)
5. Lorraine - Heaven
6. Cord - Spirits In The Material World
7. Boy Least Likely To - Faith (George Michael cover, specially recorded for Q)
8. Teddy Thompson - Don't Dream It's Over (Crowded House cover, specially recorded for Q)
9. Catherine Feeny - I'm On Fire
10. Kelley Stoltz - Heaven Up Here
11. Camera Obscura - Modern Girl (Sheena Easton cover, specially recorded for Q)
12. Clayhill - Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want
13. Katie Melua - Just Like Heaven
14. Placebo - Running Up That Hill
15. Elf Power - Upside Down

7 Comments:

Blogger the studman said...

could you please re-up the teddy thompson track? I've been trying to find this everywhere... thanks!

4:44 PM  
Blogger trill42 said...

Sure; here ya go... Teddy Thompson - Don't Dream It's Over

12:26 PM  
Blogger the studman said...

thank you kindly! (nice blog, by the by... I think I'll return again for another read in the near future!)

9:54 PM  
Blogger SECABEXS Santa Cruz said...

there is fine stuff at your blog man, very nice.
Couldo you please re-up (again) Teddy Thompson's cover of Don't dream it's over.
In Breazil, where i live, we can't find it. Thanks.

10:02 AM  
Blogger trill42 said...

Thank you. :) Re-upped the Teddy Thompson song, which is very good (and the others... if you d/l them, YMMV.)

1:40 PM  
Blogger Spencer said...

I've been looking for the Teddy cover since the mag was released. I missed picking it up and since then, I've been trying to track it down. Thanks so much!!

12:12 AM  
Blogger frank zappa said...

urm...is it possible to reup the teddy thompson track. i had the cd, lost it and found every song except that one. :( thanks a lot.

4:52 AM  

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