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Modern Covers for a TRIO?

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by ::::BASSIST::::, Feb 10, 2013.


  1. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    I am putting a new band together and we want to do a mix of classic and modern hits. The classic stuff is easy to come up with but I am not overly familiar with dancy modern stuff.

    Here are a few I came up with:

    Billie Jean - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kBNIL_CPcw
    Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-fA-gBCkj0
    MOVES LIKE JAGGER - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=399750810035489&set=vb.134544286572234&type=3&theater
    SINCE YOUVE BEEN GONE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBdjlz8je94
    One - U2
    Seven Nation Army
    Bad Romance - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=115611185158466&set=vb.134544286572234&type=3&theater

    Any other ideas for modern 3 piece covers?
     
  2. jive1

    jive1 Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Alexandria,VA
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    What kind of vocalist do you have?

    It'd be helpful to have an idea of their range and timbre.
     
  3. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    He has a John Mayer vibe, but he's open to most styles.
     
  4. Richland123

    Richland123

    Apr 17, 2009
    I would like my 3 piece band to learn Gold On The Ceiling by The Black Keys
     
  5. pklima

    pklima Commercial User

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Karoryfer Samples
    This thread made me realize that most of the modern stuff I've done which has gone over the best either requires a female singer or a guy who knows Spanish, Portuguese and/or Korean, but definitely do some Sean Paul. I'd start with "Temperature" or "Get Busy".
     
  6. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    Sean Paul has terrible grammar. :D
     
  7. pklima

    pklima Commercial User

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    Karoryfer Samples
    LOL, yeah, and it does make his lyrics kinda hard to memorize. But it's still easier than "Gangnam Style" or "Danza Kuduro"!
     
  8. We are a three piece with a singer, we do Super Massive Black Hole by Muse, seems to go over well. We also do Harder to Breath by Maroon 5.

    I think you could do just about anything if you can make up fewer instruments with all three singing.
     
  9. the yeti

    the yeti

    Nov 6, 2007
    raleigh, nc
    Forget you. Sunday morning. Mooves like jagger. Bad romance. Love game. Just dance.
     
  10. sex on fire is still working pretty well for us

    also that Fun song, we are young, but we have a sequence we use for the piano and whatnot.
     
  11. LPStephens

    LPStephens

    May 16, 2010
    We recently added:

    Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
    Lonely Boy - Black Keys
    Gloom and Doom - Stones

    They all keep people dancing and/or singing along.
     
  12. Stranger Danger

    Stranger Danger Feel Like A Stranger Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Texas
    Definitely Black Keys.
     
  13. Dave W

    Dave W

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    +1

    We do Lonely Boy, Tighten Up, and Gold on the Ceiling. They kill
     
  14. Stranger Danger

    Stranger Danger Feel Like A Stranger Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Texas
    10am Automatic, Little Black Submarines and I'll Be Your Man over here.
     

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