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First off, I don’t normally bother with covers, and I certainly don’t sit on YouTube watching guys with guitars wailing along to songs by bands I like, so a cover has to be very good to grab my attention and even more so to make me want to share it.

Funnily enough though, it was Nine Inch Nails’ 1994 cover of Dead Souls that really sparked my interest in Joy Division. I
found this cover of In A Lonely Place last night by an artist I’ve never heard of. It’s refreshing to hear this incredibly chilling song in really great quality. The drums sound immense and everything comes together so well in this song. I prefer the vocals to the Bernard ones on the New Order version anyway. This has a similar industrial feel to the NIN cover too.

One band I’d also love to hear cover the song is Deftones. It seems like the sort of cover they’d do (they did a whole album of covers including a superb one of The Cure’s If Only Tonight We Could Sleep). Anyway, what do you all think of this cover? I love it


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I like the synths. The lows are very Moogy. What I like less is the sound of the snare drum, which is obviously programmed. It doesn’t have that unique and hollow sound from the original, to me it’s just too loud. And, I’m sorry to say, the singer tries too hard to sound like Andrew Eldritch. I just re-checked “This Corrosion”, and it was like: Yup, that’s the one I was thinking of. Then again, what’s the use of cover versions trying to sound like the original. There always should be some degree of difference. “IALP” is a great song and I hope people will keep on playing it.

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I liked it.

Pretty cool.

I will agree that he sounds a little like Eldritch.  But that doesn't bother me too much, as I quite like the Sisters.
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