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03:01 PM on 10/30/12 
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The whole EP sounds like shit

You didn't like Misery?
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Chris Collum
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You didn't like Misery?

It was okay. But the "Skinny Love" cover was sooo bad and whatever the last song was was laughably horrid
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Dude, I fucking loved the EP. Maybe I'm in the minority, but this is seriously something that a good chunk of Gaslight fans will go crazy for.
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I also think though that a good amount of Bon Iver songs are just in the "un-coverable" category
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That and the thing's off-rhythm at times and the backing vocals sound like shittttt
06:06 PM on 10/30/12 
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I don't think there's anything on For Emma that falls into the uncoverable category at all. Gaslight doing "Skinny Love" is really quite strange, but I don't hate it. I agree with George though: wish they had taken it electric or something. Or piano.
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To my ears at least I think any reinterpretation of songs from For Emma is going to sound pretty hollow. But whatever.
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To my ears at least I think any reinterpretation of songs from For Emma is going to sound pretty hollow. But whatever.

What benchmarks are you judging by? The songs on For Emma don't strike me as any more or less difficult to pull of in a cover setting than those of just about any other modern folk artist. The same does not hold true for the songs on the follow up, which, aside from "Holocene," would be pretty hard for anyone else to pull off.
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What benchmarks are you judging by? The songs on For Emma don't strike me as any more or less difficult to pull of in a cover setting than those of just about any other modern folk artist. The same does not hold true for the songs on the follow up, which, aside from "Holocene," would be pretty hard for anyone else to pull off.
I mean, you would have to have a pretty decent knowledge on tunings/blues-folk style to pull a lot of them off. There's some interesting open tunings and chord voicings on that album that make it different from just your standard strumming of a guitar.
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i love this. not sure how any could dislike it, but oh well.
10:42 PM on 10/30/12 
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Skinny Love cover is quite terrible. Then again I've never been impressed by any Gaslight cover.

Edit: Also, not uncoverable

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i love this. not sure how any could dislike it, but oh well.

Ditto. I'm guessing it may have something to do with how little I care about Bon Iver, though...Liking the cover, though!
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I don't see how anyone could like this cover. Geesh.
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What benchmarks are you judging by? The songs on For Emma don't strike me as any more or less difficult to pull of in a cover setting than those of just about any other modern folk artist. The same does not hold true for the songs on the follow up, which, aside from "Holocene," would be pretty hard for anyone else to pull off.

Okay sorry, I should have clarified I guess. Yeah sure a lot of people could rip off a cover of "Flume" and it could sound pretty good but I don't envision myself particularly enjoying it. Personal bias, but removed from the context and atmosphere of For Emma the song is going to feel like it's missing something to me. And I dunno, it's gonna have to be a damn good "Holocene" cover for me to love it...that's my favorite song put out in the last several years.



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