#Roberawards Nominations 2012: Cover Version


Next category up in our nominations is best cover version. The selection of artists paying tribute to their musical references while adding some of their own personality to the original creations features Bill Fay’s stripping down the Wilco classic ‘Jesus etc.’; Sinead O’ Connor adding epic vocals to John Grant’s emotional ‘Queen Of Denmark’; Neneh Cherry’s new venture with The Thing jazzing Suicide’s ‘Dream Baby Dream’ up; Afghan Whigs’ lead singer Greg Dulli reinterpreting Leonard Cohen; Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti lo-fi rendition of vintage teen pop siblings Joe & Donny Emerson and Chomatics’ brave attempt to bring Neil Young’s iconic ‘Into the Black’ to the XXI century.

You can vote for the best music of the year here. And the nominess for best cover version are:


ARIEL PINK'S HAUNTED GRAFFITI
Baby

Original by DONNIE AND JOE EMERSON
Baby

BILL FAY
Jesus, etc.

Original by WILCO

CHOMATICS
Into The Black

Original by NEIL YOUNG

GREG DULLI
Paper Thin Wall

Original by LEONARD COHEN

NENEH CHERRY & THE THING
Dream Baby Dream

Original by SUICIDE

SINEAD O'CONNOR
Queen Of Denmark

Original by JOHN GRANT

Vote for your favourite here

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