Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

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Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Jerkatorium » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:00 am

People have voiced an interest in a David Bowie tribute/Coverfight, and now is as good a time as any.

Deadline is Sunday, February 8, 2016. Chumpy has offered to host it, so email your submissions to chumpy.wumpikins(at)gmail(dot)com. The website/links to the songs will be provided later.

If you are doing FAWM then you should try to finish and submit your cover by January 31. That is two and a half weeks (including 3 weekends) away, so it is still very doable.

So who's in? Call dibs on the song you want to cover by replying here with your choice.

Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go shave my eyebrows off...
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by fluffy » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:09 am

I will try to do a song or two but I don't mind if someone else does the same song(s) as me.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Jerkatorium » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:14 am

I'm sure that's fine. I like the idea of having a lot of variety, but I know that some chose the same songs for the Ramones and Talking Heads tributes and that was good.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by glennny » Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:10 am

Perhaps this is not dibs, but so you all know, the Cavedwellers plan on doing Moonage Daydream.
I hope to do a Kraken Lives song, and maybe BSS if the guys are into it. Moonage Daydream is the only decision so far, and I also don't mind multiples of a song.

have you guys heard the Glenn Case "Modern Love"? its awesome!
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by j$ » Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:45 am

I'm in, for sure. Not sure, however, which one to do - maybe 'Absolute Beginners' or most ikely, 'Starman' ... or 'Jean Genie' - the list goes on and so do I ...
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Chumpy » Thu Jan 14, 2016 11:24 am

Oh man, Glenn Case's Modern Love is excellent. Thanks for sharing.
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Post by HeuristicsInc » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:06 pm

if i have time i'd like to do the strange little thing called "breaking glass" from low.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by fluffy » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:52 pm

And if I have time my top choice is probably "Rebel, Rebel." But don't let that stop anyone else from doing it too.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Jerkatorium » Thu Jan 14, 2016 6:02 pm

Jerkatorium is working on "Suffragette City". But that doesn't mean that nobody else should do it.
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Post by Caravan Ray » Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:06 am

Jerkatorium wrote:Jerkatorium is working on "Suffragette City". But that doesn't mean that nobody else should do it.
That is my first instinct too. Though "life on Mars" or"changes" also have appeal
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Paco Del Stinko » Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:48 am

I might take a stab at this. Not a lot of time. Ideas on a deadline or just...whenever?
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Post by josh » Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:58 am

Oooh, not sure if I'll go for it. "Life on Mars" is my favorite. It's pretty difficult vocally, but I guess they all are. Probably "Quicksand" would be my choice though. It's the first song I thought of when I heard he'd died.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Lunkhead » Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:11 pm

Paco Del Stinko wrote:I might take a stab at this. Not a lot of time. Ideas on a deadline or just...whenever?
Jerkatorium wrote: ...
Deadline is Sunday, February 8, 2016. Chumpy has offered to host it, so email your submissions to chumpy.wumpikins(at)gmail(dot)com. The website/links to the songs will be provided later.

If you are doing FAWM then you should try to finish and submit your cover by January 31. That is two and a half weeks (including 3 weekends) away, so it is still very doable.
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Post by Lunkhead » Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:12 pm

I'm interested but I feel a bit intimidated by the source material. If anybody has any suggestions on what song they think might be a good match for me, I could use some help figuring out what song to cover.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Paco Del Stinko » Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:48 pm

Ah, yes. It does pay to read. Thanks. I'll put my thinking cap on for you Lunk.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Paco Del Stinko » Fri Jan 15, 2016 7:23 pm

Lunk - How about "Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" ?
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Post by Märk » Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:10 am

No one's called "Hang on to Yourself" yet?! That's easily my favorite Bowie song, and I CALL IT.
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Post by Rabid Garfunkel » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:21 am

I'll hang my hat on "Little Wonder", though between my usual procrastination, highly elastic view of deadlines, and the Kimi situation, I'm sure I'll be quite tardy with the cover.
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Post by HeuristicsInc » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:26 pm

After you're done you can listen to my Little Wonder from 2011 and compare :)
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Post by ujnhunter » Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:08 am

I would cover every Bowie song if I could... David Bowie is my Hero. Was feeling very sad and alienated when I heard the news from Thailand. Felt like I was on another planet getting the information through other people's lives. I'm pretty sure I was listening to Blackstar for the first time as Bowie was dying... If anyone needs vocals, please give me a shout. I would love to be a part of this.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by Jerkatorium » Sat Jan 30, 2016 1:09 pm

Bump. Just a reminder that the Bowie covers are due in a little over a week.
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Re: Turn And Face The Strange: A David Bowie Tribute

Post by fluffy » Sat Jan 30, 2016 2:08 pm

ugh not enough time
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