By The Airborne Toxic Event • April 8, 2011
Part of our Covers Series. Let us know what song you think we should cover, and we’ll post a new video every couple weeks based on your suggestions.
a cover of “Two Doves” by The Dirty Projectors?
3 Libras by A Perfect Circle?
or 5 Days in May by Blue Rodeo?
“broad ripple is burning” by margot and the nuclear so and so’s
or 2+2=5 by radiohead
One of the best covers ever is Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” by Social Distortion. Please cover Social Distortion’s “Ball & Chain”
“Fascination Street” by The Cure
I have already suggested this song…but it was awhile ago
Harvest Moon by Neil Young or Kiss by Prince (it could be awesome).
Or you could just keep playing your own songs
Social Distortion is a great idea! or how bout something from the pixies like wave of mutilation or gigantic
Maggie May!!!!!!!!!! oh ya! please please pleeeeeeeeeeeease cover this one! k
Either Lou Reed – Vicious or Tom Petty – Free fallin’ but the pixies comment made me think of an airborne version of where is my mind!?
She Belongs To Me…lyrics by Dylan…but Jerry Garcia sang it the best.
Lovers In A Dangerous Time -B.N.L./Bruce Cockburn
Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
Big Country – Big Country
Have You Ever Seen The Rain -CCR
Love Removal Machine – The Cult
Please Forgive Me _David Gray
World Throug My Eyes – Depeche Mode
Suspicious Minds -Elvis
Everlong – FOO Fighters
Stand Inside Your Love – Smashing Pumpkins
Sometimes – James
Smile Like You Mean It – The Killers
What Do You Want From ME – Monaco
One Tree Hill – U2
Fake Plastic Trees – Radiohead
Maggie May – ROd Stewart
She’s Like A Rainbow – The Rolling Stones
The Boxer – Simon and Garfunkel
Fragile – Sting
Maggie May – Rod Stewart
Bookends by Simon and Garfunkel
or Cemetery Gates by the Smiths
How about Sweet Jane by Cowboy Junkies? Interesting mellow tune that you guys would do beautifully…just sayin’
I would humbly suggest “Gallows Pole” by Led Zeppelin or “On the Turning Away” by Pink Floyd.
Guns ‘n Roses – November Rain. Radiohead – Fake Plastic Trees. Safe travels on the upcoming tour!
Someone Like You-Van Morrison
Rain King-Counting Crows
Mrs. Potters lullaby. Counting crows.
“Sing” by Sounds Under Radio
Maybe a song from Bon Iver.
Common People – Pulp
or anything by The Smiths
Coming to see the show at the Troc in Philly on 5/9
I was thinking Blackbird- The Beatles would be awesome
Saw someone suggested The Boxer which would be really cool too.
Whatever song it is great idea, even better band
Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen
Bron-Y-Aur Stomp by Led Zeppelin
anything by Andrew W.K.
Just wanted to say that I LOVED that you added I’m On Fire to your playlist during the DC show last night.
Anything by Alkaline Trio…maybe Blue in the Face!
See you guys (and gal) in Cleveland on Saturday…can’t wait!
Have you guys picked your next cover yet?
She talks to Angels by the Balck Crows
With or Without You by U2
I’d love to hear you do “Love Cats” by the Cure :). Just saw you guys last night @ The Opera House in Toronto. Beyond Awesome!
Wow. A few come to mind but I would love to hear “Nearly lost you” by the Screaming Trees, but as someone said earlier your music is so much better than most anything I can think of.
Rave on by Buddy Holly
Everlong by Foo Fighters
Blitzkrig Bop by The Ramones
Caring is Creepy by The Shins
Come as you are by Nirvana
Brandi by Looking Glass
Dream on by Aerosmith
Love song by The Cure
I want you to want me by Cheap Trick
Soul to Squeeze by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Wonderwall by Oasis
Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
tom petty and the heartbreakers-it’ll all work out
How about Tangerine by Led Zeppelin.
I enjoyed the Johnny Cash at the Metro–how about Just like Honey –The Jesus and Mary Chain or You don’t love me yet –Bongwater
favorite lyric: consumed with what’s to transpire
Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon
the Kinks ‘don’t forget to dance’ I’d love to here Mikel’s voice on this.
I’d like to vote for Social Distortion, too. I think “Ball and Chain” would be a great one to cover. Also, “Love Vigilantes” by New Order would be awesome as well.
What’s so funny about peace, love and understanding by Elvis Costello?
Drug buddy by the Lemonheads. I can already hear it in my head.
“Just Like Heaven” by the Cure. (By the way, exceptional show at Summerfest last night!)
I loved the crystal ballroom concert and from the war songs you did i got the idea that it would sound really awesome if you guys and girl did “funny the way it is” by Dave Matthews band. it would be the awesomest thing ever but there is no keys or violin in it so it would sound even better if you improvised…………
How about “Darklands” by The Jesus and Mary Chain?
why don’t you do “Better Man” by Pearl Jam?
How about something by The Velvet Underground? I’m Waiting for The Man, or What Goes On …
or how about The Zombies, She’s Not There
These would really be cool.
Happily Ever After by He Is We
If I Ever Leave This World Alive by Flogging Molly
I really love when you cover classic, timeless songs like Johnny Cash or Springsteen. One song that has always given me goose bumps is
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel.
Michael Penn- No Myth, just because I could see you rocking that cover!
Cover anything by The Gaslight Anthem or ‘Drive Somewhere’ by the Vulgar Boatmen. Thanks!
one cover request: “Prssure Drop”- Maytals or Class version…Thx
Absolutely fantastic cover of Bruce. Have you ever considered covering Pulp… Maybe Disco 2000 or Common People?
Great show in nyc last night…great version of this song too!, What about doing either dead flowers or live with me by the stones!!!
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