What do the bands R.E.M., Wire and Deja Voodoo all have in common?

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Both R.E.M. & Montreal’s Deja Voodoo covered Wire’s “Strange” from the bands classic 1977 album ‘Pink Flag’. R.E.M. recorded it for their 1987 album ‘Document’ and it was also on Deja Voodoo’s 1984 album ‘Cemetery’.

Now here’s your chance to listen to all three versions at the same time…which one is your favourite?

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NEW VIDEO: Moby – The Last Day (with Skylar Grey)

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NEW VIDEO: TV On The Radio – Happy Idiot

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Watch The Ramones on the Jerry Lewis Telethon in 1989

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Arcade Fire’s “Reflektor” tour is over…check out the covers they performed

Image via Filter Magazine

Image via Filter Magazine

Last night in Montreal Arcade Fire officially wrapped up their elaborate “Reflektor” tour, and during the 74 date tour they performed quite a few cover versions…below is a list (courtesy of CoS) of all of them with some live videos thrown in the mix.

Covers:

Prince – Controversy

DEVO – Uncontrollable Urge
Blondie – Heart of Glass
Ramones – I Don’t Wanna Go Down to the Basement

Teenage Head – Picture My Face

Dead Kennedys – California Über Alles
The Rolling Stones – The Last Time
INXS – Devil Inside
Bo Diddley – Who Do You Love?
Ramones – I Wanna Be Sedated
Constantines – Young Lions
Wolf Parade – I’ll Believe In Anything
The Smiths – London

Pixies – Alec Eiffel
The Louvin Brothers – Broad Minded
Huey Lewis and the News – Back in Time
ABBA – Chiquitita
Suicide – Dream Baby Dream
Chuck Berry – Roll Over Beethoven
Feist – I Feel It All
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Hey Tonight
Kansas – Dust in the Wind
Neil Young – Come On Baby Let’s Go Downtown
Jane’s Addiction – Been Caught Stealing

Buster Poindexter – Hot Hot Hot
R.E.M. – Radio Free Europe
Fugazi – Waiting Room
Boyz II Men – Motownphilly
Harold Faltermeyer – Axel F
Stevie Wonder – Uptight (Everything’s Alright
The Staple Singers – This May Be the Last Time
Echo & The Bunnymen – The Cutter
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
Guns N’ Roses – “Welcome to the Jungle”
The Clash – “I’m So Bored With the U.S.A.”

Lou Reed – “Perfect Day”
Lou Reed – “Satellite of Love”

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