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BUTR – Covers 5 (Podcast #48)
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1. Nada Surf – Enjoy The Silience (Depeche Mode)
2. Shiny Toy Guns – Major Tom (Coming Home) (Peter Schilling)
3. Will Ferrell – Afternoon Delight (Starland Vocal Band)
4. Grace Potter and The Nocturnals – White Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane)
5. Seven Mary Three – That’s How Strong My Love Is (Otis Redding)
6. Cat Power – I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (Otis Redding)
7. Audra Mae – Little Sparrow (Dolly Parton)
8. Metric – Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right (Bob Dylan)
9. The White Stripes – Black Jack Davey (Bob Dylan)
10. Adele – Many Shades Of Black (The Raconteurs)
11. Jeff Beck – I Put A Spell On You (feat. Joss Stone) (Screamin’ Jay Hawkins)
12. Seal – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (James Brown)
13. Blue Man Group – I Feel Love (feat. Venus Hum) (Donna Summer)
14. Five Finger Death Punch – Bad Company (Bad Company
15. Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs – You’re So Vain (Carly Simon)
16. Nicole Atkins – The Crystal Ship (The Doors)
17. Prince – One Of Us (Joan Osborne)
18. Lissie – Nothing Else Matters (Metallica)
19. Lissie – Bad Romance (Lady Gaga)
20. Lissie – Wedding Bells (Hank Williams Jr.)
21. t.A.T.u. – How Soon Is Now (The Smiths)
22. Flaming Lips – Can’t Get You Out Of My Head (Kylie Minogue)
23. The Kooks – Kids (MGMT)
24. Travis – Hit Me Baby One More Time (Britney Spears)
25. Flunk – Blue Monday (New Order)
26. Starsailor – The Way Young Lovers Do (Van Morrison)
27. Bat For Lashes – Use Somebody (Kings of Leon)
28. Florence and the Machine – You’ve Got The Love (The Source ft. Candi Staton)
29. Never Say Never – It Ain’t Me Babe (Bob Dylan)
30. Brian Wiltsey – Head Over Heels (Tears For Fears)
31. Sarah Darling – With Or Without You (U2)
32. Tori Amos – Enjoy The Silence (Depeche Mode)


Covers 4 (Podcast #36)



BUTR – Covers 4
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Go Home Productions – Passenger Fever (Peggy Lee vs. Iggy Pop)
Cowboy Junkies – Sweet Jane (Velvet Underground)
Andrew Paul Woodworth – Fight For Your Right To Party (Beastie Boys)
Maureen Murphy – Black Sheep (Martin Sexton)
Matchbox Twenty – Never Going Back Again (Fleetwood Mac)
Sonic Youth – Superstar (The Carpenters)
The Veils – Drive (R.E.M.)
Smashing Pumpkins – Dancing in the Moonlight (Thin Lizzy)
Rob Dickinson Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want (The Smiths)
Eddie Vedder & The Million Dollar Bashers – All Along the Watchtower (Bob Dylan)
James Otto – Into the Mystic (Van Morrison)
The Lucky Bucks – Wicked Game (Chris Isaak)
Cookies ‘n’ Beans – Jolene (Dolly Parton)
Emmylou Harris – All My Tears (Julie Miller)
Florence and the Machine – Hospital Beds (Cold War Kids)
Florence and the Machine – Flakes (The Mystery Jets)
The Bloodsugars – Self Control (Laura Branigan)
Bat for Lashes – I’m On Fire (Bruce Springsteen)
Ane Brun – True Colors (Cyndi Lauper)
Nada Surf – If You Leave (OMD)
Nada Surf – All You Need Is Love (The Beatles)
The Kooks – Violet Hill (Coldplay)
Zoe Sky Jordan – Don’t Panic (Coldplay)
Benton Paul -Yellow (Coldplay)
My Brightest Diamond – Lucky (Radiohead)
My Brightest Diamond – Feeling Good (Nina Simone)
Dave Matthews Band – Waste (Phish)
Ty Stone – Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)
Nelly Furtado – Maneater (Hall & Oates inspired)
Duffy – Ready for the Floor (Hot Chip)
Cat Power – Fortunate Son (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Cat Power – Don’t Explain (Billie Holiday)


BUTR’s Top 20 Albums of 2008

1. Razorlight – Slipway Fires
2. Rob Dickinson – Fresh Wine for the Horses (plus re-recorded Catherine Wheel songs)
3. Kings of Leon – Only By The Night
4. Ours – Mercy (Dancing for the Death of an Imaginary Enemy)
5. MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
6. Hockey – Mind Chaos
7. Your Vegas – A Town and Two Cities
8. Ryan Adams And The Cardinals – Cardinology
9. Cat Power – Jukebox
10. Seal – Soul
11. Coldplay – Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
12. Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
13. The Raconteurs – Consolers of the Lonely
14. Duffy – Rockferry
15. Girl Talk – Feed The Animals
16. Ray LaMontagne – Gossip in the Grain
17. TV on the Radio – Dear Science
18. AC/DC – Black Ice
19. Pink – Funhouse
20. The Veronicas – Hook Me Up

All of these records were released in the U.S. during 2008 except for Razorlights’s Slipway Fires which was released only in the UK on Nov. 3, 2008, but you can get it as an import on Amazon or at an indie record shop. I hope they release it in the U.S. soon and are planning a tour!

So what records did I leave off this list that you think should be on there?  My Morning Jacket, Fleet Foxes, The Killers, etc.  Post your suggestions.  Would love to know which records rocked your world in 2008!

Also, don’t forget to send in new music via the Soundcloud DropBox, it’s a link at the top of this blog.



Podcast #29



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Dirty Sweet – Delilah
BIGBANG – Wild Bird
Duffy – Mercy / Syrup & Honey
Gabriella Cilmi – Sweet About Me
Alice Smith – Gary’s Song / Fake Is The New Real
Beth Rowley – Oh My Life
Victoria Hart – New Life
Wendy Rene – After Laughter (Comes Tears)
Your Vegas – Troubled Times / The Way The War Was Won
Vampire Weekend – M79 / The Kids Don’t Stand A Chance
Eddie Vedder – Hard Sun / Society
Powderfinger – Wishing On The Same Moon
Oh Laura – It Ain’t Enough / Friend Like Me
Yael Naim – New Soul
Hot Chip – Ready For The Floor
James Dean Bradfield – That’s No Way To Tell A Lie / An English Gentleman
The Duke Spirit – The Step And The Walkd
Sia – I Go To Sleep
Cat Power – New York / Lost Someone
Foxy Shazam – A Dangerous Man
Hello Stranger – Big Boots
Basia Bulat – In The Night
Scout Niblett (feat. Bonnie Prince Billy) – Kiss
Lisa Hannigan – Some Surprise
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova – When Your Mind’s Made Up
Matt Costa – Mr. Pitiful
Dave Barnes – On A Night Light This


Covers 3 (Podcast #27)



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Chris Cornell – Billie Jean (unplugged in Sweden) (Michael Jackson)
Nina Persson – Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground (The White Stripes)
Matisyahu – Message in a Bottle (Yahoo Pepsi Smash) (Sting)
Easy Star All-Stars – Karma Police (feat. Citizen Cope) (Radiohead)
The Magic Numbers – Take Me Out (Fran Ferdinand)
The Last Town Chorus – Modern Love (David Bowie)
The Darkness – Street Spirit (Fade Out) (Radiohead)
Lovedrug – Heart Shaped Box (Nirvana)
MoZella – Say It Ain’t So (Weezer)
Heather Nova – We Can Work It Out (The Beatles)
Gwyneth Paltrow & Huey Lewis – Cruisin Together (Smokey Robinson)
Marc Broussard – Love & Happiness(Al Green)
The Hard Lesson – Hey Hey, My My (Neil Young)
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Phantom of the Opera Song (Traditional)
Better Than Ezra – Laid (James)
Youth Group – Forever Young (Gold/Lloyd/Mertens)
Emmylou Harris – All My Tears (Julie Miller)
Bassboosa – Wicked Game (Chris Isaak)
Cat Power – Dreams (Boudleaux Bryant/Felice Bryant)