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Bruno Mars sings The Little Mermaid, makes us cry a lit ...

As if Bruno Mars needed any help earning the unwavering affection of the entire female population, he broke out a Disney classic for BBC Live Lounge, singing a rendition of The Little Mermaid‘s “Part of Your World.” Mars didn’t even bother to change the female centric lyrics, about breaking away from mundane life under the sea, […]

Posted on December 11, 2012 at 10:27 am

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Rita Ora covers One Direction’s “What Makes ...

We’ve heard tons of awesome One Direction covers lately but we’ve got room for another one if it’s Rita Ora. The stylish singer visited BBC Radio 1 “Live Lounge” and covered “What Makes You Beautiful.” The song is just as chirpy as the original but changes the instrumentation with some maracas and a tropical sounding […]

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 11:18 am

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Usher shocks everyone and covers “Pumped Up Kicks ...

Well this is a pretty unexpected cover. Usher performed Foster the People’s “Pumped Up Kicks” on BBC Radio 1 as part of his “Live Lounge Special.” I was expecting him to change the arrangement a bit — put some sort of soulful spin on it — but he sticks pretty well to the originally vibe. […]

Posted on June 13, 2012 at 3:45 pm

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Marina and the Diamonds cover Justin Bieber’s  ...

Indie pop godess Marina and the Diamonds (aka Marina Lambrini Diamandis) slowed down JB’s “Boyfriend” and made it a little softer than the tender version we’re used to. She performed an acoustic set on Wednesday morning for BBC Radio 1′s “Live Lounge” series along with her new single “Primadonna.” And she KILLED it. Her cover […]

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 11:06 am

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The Ting Tings’ shout-out to Lana Del Rey and Skr ...

The Ting Tings’ cover of Lana Del Rey’s “Born to Die” is good, but not as good as the original. The acoustic cover is less haunting and little more folksy than Lana Del Rey’s version and randomly includes a shout out to Skrillex. We hear the soothing songbird voice and guitar and then — wait […]

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 1:39 pm

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