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Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2017 11:02 a.m. PST

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I never liked this song. Then, in that livestream I've been listening to, this version appeared. Excellent…….

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2017 3:04 p.m. PST

Hmm. Not bad.

I always liked the sort of David Lynch/Roy Orbinson vibe of the original

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Personal logo Cyrus the Great Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2017 8:57 p.m. PST

There can be only one…Chris Isaak's!

Gear Pilot10 May 2017 3:45 p.m. PST

Another vote for Chris Isaak's

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member11 May 2017 5:06 a.m. PST

The OP version is OK and nicely done but lacks the emotional punch of the original.

CBPIII14 May 2017 9:03 p.m. PST

This one's pretty good https://youtu.be/cncoJB_C-m0

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2017 9:07 a.m. PST

While this version is competently handled, I agree with Zoneofcontrol. It misses the emotional impact of Isaaks' version. Her voice is nice, but affectatious. Isaaks' voice exudes pain and confusion.

Personal logo Mardaddy Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2017 5:06 p.m. PST

Here's a bit o' trivia re: Chris Isaak's version…

Everyone was all set for the video shoot and Helena Christensen (the female model and former Miss Universe and Miss Denmark) was late. Like HOURS late. When she finally arrived, they did the shoot, take after take after take (y'know, all the close-ups and angles and whatnot, takes a long time.)

With all the forced intimacy and chemistry of the shoot, Chris Isaak was absolutely smitten and head over heels by the middle of the shoot and was trying to put the make on Helena through the last half. She wanted nothing to do with him, and as soon as she was done with her parts, she promptly left.

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