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MP3 Of The Week

2009 and onwards / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003 / 2002

Each week I'm posting a random or not-so-random cover song. Only the current week's track will be available but if you see a past one you'd like, contact me and we'll make arrangements.

If you are the copyright holder of the current track and wish it to be taken down please contact me to do so.

Past Selections - 2002

December 29, 2002
The Flaming Lips - "Somewhere Over The Rainbow"

Taken from a a live XFM radio session, this is the Flaming Lips covering "Somewhere Over The Rainbow", which has become a staple of their live sets. Just Wayne and piano, it's just the thing to wind out the year.

Originally by : Judy Garland

December 22, 2002
Loose Fur - "Be Not So Fearful"

A track taken from the December 7, 2002 show at St. Anne's Warehouse in Brooklyn by Loose Fur, the 'supergroup' featuring Jeff Tweedy, Jim O'Rourke and Glenn Kotche. These mp3s have been the top referrer to my site of late... this song is very pretty and very straight Tweedy, wouldn't be out of place on a Wilco record. Some of the other Fur stuff is more out-there.

Originally by : Bill Fay

December 15, 2002
Marine Research - "Sick And Wrong"

In 1999, Built To Spill and Marine Research (who used to be Heavenly) put out a split 7" wherein they covered each others songs, with marvelous results. Here's the Marine Research side of it, the BTS track can be found on their The Normal Years compliation.

Originally by : Built To Spill