Today’s Odd Cover Versions: Yoko Ono and Avril Lavigne (But Not Together)

Somehow it seems apt that Yoko would choose to cover someone as daft as Katy Perry.  Here’s how she–ahem–interprets “Firework.”

Now here’s Avril Lavinge covering her beau Chad Kroeger’s Nickelback hit, “How You Remind Me,” which is supposedly slated for a not-yet-released anime film.  Truth be told, it’s not bad.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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.

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