Songs by Fake Bands Covered by Real Ones

I’m surprised this hasn’t been done before.  Or has it?

Various Artists - Faux Real Art

Here’s a sample.  If you’re a Muppets fan, you’ll know Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem.  Their, um, hit “Don’t Blame the Dynamite” has been covered by Levek.  You’ll be able to buy the whole album on Record Store Day, which is April 19.

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(Via Wired)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Songs by Fake Bands Covered by Real Ones

  • March 20, 2014 at 10:13 am
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    Remember the film Hard Core Logo? The soundtrack was a bunch of Classic Canadian underground bands covering the fictitious HCL.

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