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Cover of Carparts

Postby matthewsturm » Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:16 pm

Hi,

I'm not new here. I just haven't been around for a while. I didn't see anywhere that doing this was frowned upon, so if it is, I apologize in advance.

I added a video to YouTube of me covering "Carparts". I love The Long Winters. A lot. I hope you enjoy my pseudo-rendition of it. Thanks.

-Matthew Sturm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nsFPTEUmPU

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Postby sour29 » Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:00 pm

Good job, Matthew! Looks and sounds fantastic. Way to rock those harmony vocals, too. Really filled out the cover!

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Postby Harvey Winters » Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:15 pm

You have def brought "the rock"...
Now please do a cover of "New Girl", and a "Freebird/Barracuda/Highway To Hell" medley...

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Postby Liesbeth » Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:41 am

I concur with both posts above.
If anyone would frown upon this, they should have their heads examined!

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Postby h4ck » Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:10 am

i was pleasantly surprised.

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Postby grant » Wed Sep 19, 2007 10:34 am

Nice!

Be here now!

More! Make more!

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Postby Patr!ck » Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:10 pm

I'd love to jam with you, this was amazing!

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Postby icapants » Wed Sep 19, 2007 9:20 pm

You know, I normally avoid the whole "hey, look at me covering this song!" threads like the plague because they always end up being very very bad.

For some reason I looked at this one, and I have to say you did an awesome job sir! I can confirm this video contains no plague!

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Postby matthewsturm » Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:37 pm

Seriously, thanks everyone. I can't thank you enough. I'm sure TLW means as much to me as it does to you. My covering this song (as well as others when I play live) is just a tribute to a band that has brought me so much. I'm really glad it's gotten a positive response. My biggest fear was that everyone would have been all, "you shouldn't do that" and "John does it better" and all that jazz. Of course they do it better. I consider what I do just spreading the gospel. :) Again, thanks for the words of encouragement. I'll add another soon. And I really want to take this TLH cover project off the ground. I think it can be a great thing. I've already sold 5 Josh Rouse albums by covering his stuff. Who knows. Maybe I can double it for The Long Winters.

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Postby John » Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:44 pm

I'm not sure that I actually do it better.

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Postby junker347 » Fri Sep 21, 2007 1:42 pm

let the battle of self-depreciating musicianship begin!

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Postby h4ck » Sat Sep 22, 2007 6:10 pm

i think los winters should invite you to tour ;)

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Postby junkyardtodd » Sun Sep 23, 2007 3:56 am

Yeah, I was really thinking you should not be doing this, but I was wrong. This is great.

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Postby junkyardtodd » Sun Sep 23, 2007 3:59 am

Oh yeah, on the same youtube page is a version of the Western States Hurricanes doing this same song. That singer is such a dork!


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