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Postby joker1961 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 3:33 pm

Iceddawn wrote:Where the Wild Roses Grow from Kylie Minoque and Nick Cave
that would be interesting

yes that would indeed be interesting two covers, has for the As I Die by Paradise Lost wouldn't be as unlikely as some here would think of as for the entombed link to another band of death metal band... :?: my others songs would be bodies sex pistols and motorheads 1914... :headbang:


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Postby DarkFlyer » Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:02 am

I think it to be nice My Dying Bride to do covers of Eleanor Rigby and Yesterday by Beatles as well as House Of The Rising Sun. A cover of Eleanor Rigby would be probably better than Pain's version - more dark, melancholic and full of tragedy, also I think a cover of House Of The Rising Sun would be better than Sentenced version. :) A cover of Yesterday with violin and some heavy guitar riffs may also be great. :)
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Postby Doomrider » Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:45 pm

Dust in the Wind (Kansas) :violin:
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Postby Doomrider » Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:54 pm

Nights in White Satin - The Moody Blues

Hope that Oceans of Slumber perform their version im Hamburg!
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Postby Doomrider » Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:58 pm

To complete the trinity:

A Whiter Shade of Pale - Procol Harum :aaron:
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Postby for my fallen angel » Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:14 pm

Doomrider wrote:Nights in White Satin - The Moody Blues


I can very well imagine enjoying that.
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Postby leszekwita » Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:15 am

In my opinion it could be track Nick Cave called "As I Sat Sadly By Her Side:
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Postby Rigidhandsomepoet » Sat May 28, 2016 5:12 pm

Would be fascinating to see them attempt more mainstream covers, such as "Falling Slowly" by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova. Aaron covering the male voice and Lucie Roche (from "Evinta") doing the female one. Shaun could add some interesting violin parts, I think! OK, they've done Portishead and "Scarborough Fair" but this one would push the envelope further, I'd say. Something very refreshing and inspiringly eclectic about the songs they've covered, I'd love to see them do more! Even the Swans cover, where Aaron's voice is very similar to Michael Gira's, seriously impressed me, and I'm a huge fan of Swans. Tough to cover their material well, IMHO.
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Postby Lychfowel » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:06 am

I was thinking about this thread and came to the following, highly personal conclusion which will never happen for obvious reasons:

I'd love an album where My DyING BRIDE played songs by bands who were obviously influenced by them in the first place, because there are so many great doom/death metal songs that came in the wake of My DyING BRIDE and the only thing lacking really is that, well, those bands great as they may be aren't My DyING BRIDE.
So here's an imaginary album, My Dying Bride Covers Their Would-Be-Usurpers and I would love love lovety love to hear My DyING BRIDE play..for they are beautiful and dark and sad but not quite there without Aaron, Andrew etc.

Katatonia: "12"
(that opening melody is to kill for; and is basically a MDB part MDB never wrote).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKdqERiUZzU

Celestial Season: "Above Azure Oceans"
(there's even a violin! and yes, again, this could have been a MDB song. Wish it was.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToemhIiObn8

Mourning Beloveth: "The Mountains are Mine"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQD4UMSb0ww

Lacrimas Profundere: "Solitude, Silence"
(Imagine this with Aaron's soaring clean vocals instead..oh man what should be.. :))
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31CcpR1o9bs

Anathema: "They (Will Always) Die"
('Nuff said.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gwvZHtN0MY

Draconian: "Daylight Misery"
(This opening is *so* MDB. It should belong to them..all these bands doing talky bits and none sound so genuine and satisfying as MDB can do it..)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADnHKkv9TQM

November's Doom: "Into Night's Requiem Infernal"
(Like the others I believe this one would be absolutely amazing in MDB's clothes)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYKOnvwhSGU

October Tide: "12 Days of Rain"
(Basically old Katatonia #2, making it MDB #3)

Swallow the Sun: "Through Her Silvery Body"
(Another great song that I wish I could hear MDB play. A man can dream!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8S-iIiF1sw

Saturnus: "Litany in Rain"
(Perhaps the least MDB-ish..but holy buttcake, this is one glorious piece of melodic doom; imagine the lead guitar replaced with MDB's violins and those vocals replaced with Aaron's..)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9NmF3EHMOc

Forest Stream: "Snowfall"
(The atmosphere...just missing the real doom/death band..though this one perhaps comes the closest vocal-wise?)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dB-ek2mUJoc

The 11th Hour: "Rain On Me"
(This song might just be great enough as it is...but still. Imagine MDB playing it.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd6pN1L9PR8

Forest of Shadows: "Wish"
(Yeah.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebt0g8kxPV0

Paradigma: "Best Regards"
(Probably the most unusual and obscure choice..I knew these people and even played support for them with my own old band.. but for a moment imagine this as MDB, with Aaron replacing the (awesome) female vocals in addition to doing his sinister grunts..)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6CXAZFZUnY

And as the grand finale, a song that always tugs at my heart strings, and which I am not sure MDB could actually do justice..or maybe they could..it's a simple song really but so incredibly emotionally laden:

Warning: "Faces"
(Yeah..no..maybe not. Or maybe? I dunno..)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFHL76lIo7k
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