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"Stranger in Moscow" (PSB cover version), would you like it?

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"Stranger in Moscow", what about a cover version?

#1 Post by nickname » Mon 19 Jun 2017, 2:11 pm

As I see there is not too much movement in the forum these days, I'm going to ask you one question.

I know PSB can make cover versions of whatever they want but I don't know why I was thinking today about the Michael Jackson song "Stranger in Moscow". I know Neil likes this song, not only because it includes the word "Moscow" on it. The thing is this song has a similar atmosphere some PSB's songs have.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEEMi2j6lYE

I love the Michael Jackson song but what do you think?, would you like PSB wanted to make a cover versión of it or not?

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#2 Post by Debussy » Mon 19 Jun 2017, 3:25 pm

One of MJ's most unique ballads. Lush, sophisticated pop music, but untouchable in my opinion.

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#3 Post by Bulldog » Mon 19 Jun 2017, 3:43 pm

Too syrupy, one "Numb" was enough. If that's the pattern I'd much rather they cover or remix "Moskow Diskow" by Telex.
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#4 Post by One of the crowd » Mon 19 Jun 2017, 5:01 pm

Have you just plucked some random song out of nowhere just to make a poll?

They are NOT going to have another top 10 hit in the UK and you need to realise this.

Id rather they cover some obscure Bavarian folk song than that drivel.
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#5 Post by raggatwin » Mon 19 Jun 2017, 5:12 pm

What's the michael jackson song that the Actually version of one more chance which is very heavily influenced by?
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#6 Post by TallThinMan » Mon 19 Jun 2017, 5:28 pm

Al Stewart's "Roads to Moscow" would be more appropriate.

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#7 Post by LiterallySimon » Mon 19 Jun 2017, 11:56 pm

Love that song, love MJ, love PSB, but please ... no.

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#8 Post by bookshopboy » Tue 20 Jun 2017, 8:53 am

I'd prefer them to cover this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocXhOl1wSfQ

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#9 Post by DJ Pat » Tue 20 Jun 2017, 9:08 am

The Tee's Freeze mix of Stranger in Moscow is excellent. Turns it into a decent dance humber.






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#10 Post by Jollysight87 » Tue 20 Jun 2017, 2:08 pm

No to a cover version, but i do recall it being played on their best songs of the year show for Radio One back in 1995.


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#12 Post by tottenhammattspurs » Tue 20 Jun 2017, 3:57 pm

You've got more chance of them covering Boney M's "Rasputin".
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#13 Post by gehegu » Tue 20 Jun 2017, 6:42 pm

I had almost forgotten about stranger in Moscow and it's been great revisiting that gem, on the other hand imho, I don't think it would make a good cover just cause it's too similar to psb style. They usually choose rock tracks and turn them into either pop or dance music.

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