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Sunday, 5 July 2015

Dream Baby

Suicide's Dream Baby Dream is perfection- the organ, the slightly wasted vocals, the hissy drums, the whole narcotic vibe. It's also very attractive to cover, easy to play and a good groove to get locked into. Jez Kerr, front man and bassist for Manchester's A Certain Ratio has done a cover. Very nicely done indeed.


Walter said...

It's a catchy version of a song that I love for ages.

Echorich said...

That's wonderful. Returns this classic back where it belongs after being perloined by Springsteen a few years back and turned into a dirge.

Scott said...

Perfection does sum up it nicely SA, everything about it is just spot on.

The Swede said...

Unlikely as it may seem, Bruce Springsteen excellently covered the song in concert a number of times in 2005 and released a limited edition live 10" of a version. A smoother studio recording was issued on his last LP, 'High Hopes'.
I wrote a little post on Springsteen's versions a while back. http://unthoughtofthoughsomehow.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/version-city-21-bruce-springsteen-sings.html
Jez Kerr does a good job with it too.