October 12 2010
Back in April, I mentioned that the iconic shoe brand Dr. Martens is celebrating 50 years making their signature boots by releasing 10 classic songs covered by an up & coming band/artists. Well they completed all 10 cover tunes and are releasing all of them as free download today. Songs from the Buzzcocks to Jeff Buckley to The Stones Roses were covered by such acts as UK's Noisettes, The Cinematic Orchestra, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and more. In addition to the songs, music videos were made for each track. You can check out the videos and download all 10 songs from Dr. Marten's site.
Here is the tracklisting:
1. Noisettes – Ever Fallen In Love With Someone You Shouldn’t've (Buzzcocks)
2. DaM-FunK – Things That Dreams Are Made Of (The Human League)
3. The Duke Spirit – If The Kids Are United (Sham 69)
4. Buraka Som Sistema – Buffalo Stance (Neneh Cherry)
5. The Cinematic Orchestra – Lilac Wine (Jeff Buckley)
6. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Dirty Old Town (The Pogues)
7. N.A.S.A. – Chase The Devil (Max Romeo)
8. The Raveonettes – I Wanna Be Adored (The Stone Roses)
9. Michael Davis of MC5 & D.O.A. – Something Is Not Right With Me (Cold War Kids)
10. VERBAL + YOON – Cherry Bomb (The Runaways)
Here are a couple of the videos.