The Appeal of Remaking Originals

Switching styles is about music that’s original but unoriginal in a way. It’s music that has its basis in something else. In a way, the artists that we showcase that use songs as building blocks for creating their own work.

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Disney and Dreams: Covering Snow White

“Someday my Prince will come” is the song that stands out as the song of this Princess. Maybe that’s just me, but it’s a darn popular song to cover.

Simlish Cover Songs

The songs they play from Sims 2 onward mimic the songs of our world but in Simlish or Sims English. So it’s seriously weird because it’s songs in a gibberish language. But they’re good.

Disney Medleys

Now for the main part of this article; Disney medleys. These are full of the same nostalgia and magic of the original Disney songs just multiple in a single song. A medley is a combination of a bunch of different things, a potpourri if you will. Disney medleys are a patchwork quilt of Disney songs that combine different sections of songs from several movies.

Word Crimes

“Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Word Crimes” is a parody of “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke. “Blurred Lines” came out in 2013 and became a hit. It was a perfect candidate for a parody. Weird Al changed the song from borderline rape-y to a satire about both ‘grammar nazis’ and those that infuriates them.

Interviewing Chetreo

Here’s an interview with Chetreo, a Swedish music producer with a passion for both entertainment and music.

Why start a blog on cover and parody songs?

The short answer is that I like them. I find them on YouTube. I stumble upon them on Facebook. I research them. I talk with people about them. The more I do those things, the more interested I get. I’m delighted by them and I want to share that with people. The long answer starts with being an…