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That’s Totally Random #11: Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox

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So you say you hate modern pop songs?   Think that it’s just the song writing that sucks?

These people prove that you can take lyrics  from a phone book and make them sound incredible with a dash of talent and interesting musical arrangements.    The styles Post Modern Jukebox uses are so varied that there is something that will appeal to everyone.   There’s even a couple in there using glasses and a clarinet.   I guarantee there will be at least on cover that will make you go WOW.

Auto tune on everything?    Get with the program record companies.    Imperfections give music character!

 

Here are a few of remade, re-imagined songs from Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox that made me go.  Wow.

 

Radiohead:  Creep (Vintage Soul Style)   <– The original is already good, but by far this is my favorite of all their work.

Guns N Roses:  Sweet Child ‘O Mines (Vintage New Orleans Style)

Taylor Swift:  Blank Space (Vintage Cabaret Style)

MAGIC:  Rude  (Vintage 50s Style)

New Direction:  My Girl   (Sock Hop Style)

 

Niki Minaj: Anaconda  (Blue Grass Style)

John Legend:  All of Me  (Vintage Soul Style)

 

 

 

 

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2 comments on “That’s Totally Random #11: Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox

  1. thatssojacob
    March 14, 2015

    Reimagined/juxtaposed songs are fun. Some of my faves: Ronnie Spector’s girl-group version of Beach Boys “Don’t Worry Baby”, Leela James RnB “Don’t Speak” by no doubt, Lauryn Hill’s “Can’t Take My Eyes off of You” (and I don’t even like the original), Colbie Caillat’s acoustic version of Jackson Five “I Want You Back,” and Yael Naim’s super slow super sultry version of Britney Spears “Toxic.” Delicious.

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