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      • Shopping - Pet Shop Boys
        31/05/14
        Nice to get an entry submitted by one of our readers. We will let Tallie Hough of Sunderland, England take up the story:Though this song by the Pet Shop Boys was never released as a single in its own right, I felt it was deserving of a remix of its own. So the original cover for Shopping is not ac

      • Happiness - Pizzaman
        30/05/14
        Happiness is what Pizzaman brings. Well there's no lie there. Most deliveries of pizza by a pizzaman will bring happiness, cheese covered, tomato sauce laden, thick crust happiness. The original cover artwork though shows none of this high-calorie happiness, but instead focuses on some abstr

      • Blue Hat For A Blue Day - Nick Heyward
        29/05/14
        A Blue Hat For A Blue Day, is apparently what singer Nick Heyward recommends. How odd, then, that the original cover of Mr Heyward's single, though showing the singer himself, does not provide us with any purview of how blue the day is, what shade of blue the hat is, or who, indeed, is wearing

      • Run Till U Shine - Andrew Bennett Featuring Sir Adrian
        28/05/14
        Run Till U Shine. What does that mean exactly? Unfortunately, the original single cover of this track by Andrew Bennett Feat. Sir Adrian does not help at all. A cartoon angel, sitting on a cartoon cloud, wearing cartoon headphones and clicking his/her fingers to the music. Great. But where'

      • Strings Of Life (Stronger On My Own) - Soul Central Featuring Kathy Brown
        27/05/14
        The original single cover artwork for Strings Of Life (Stronger On My Own) by Soul Central Feat. Kathy Brown shows what exactly? The nose and lips of who? Maybe it's Kathy Brown but this is not clear. It is also not clear how the strings are to make things stronger. Thankfully, we at AllBum

      • Who Dat Girl - Flo Rida Featuring Akon
        26/05/14
        Yo, yo, yo! Flo Rida to the A to the K to the O to the N. OK, so we should steer away from the whole rap thing. But not remixing covers. The original cover of Who Dat Girl shows Flo Rida sitting on a chair but no sign of Akon. Odd that. Also, there's no indication of 'who dat girl

      • Leap Up And Down (Wave Your Knickers In The Air) - St. Cecelia
        25/05/14
        News arrives at the AllBum.Art headquarters from Alan Preston of Macclesfield, England of a revival of an old 1970s song. Leap Up And Down by St Cecelia was apparently banned from radio in England when it was first released but is having a new lease of life as a summer party song. We can see why a

      • Dish Of The Day - Fool's Garden
        24/05/14
        What must Fool's Garden have been thinking when they sat down to work out what images to put on the front cover of their album Dish Of The Day? One thing that is for certain, is that they were not thinking very literally. A hand-drawn fish is not dishy, just fishy! The remix is dishy, and sh

      • Just One Look - The Hollies
        23/05/14
        The original cover for Just One Look by The Hollies scores on only one of the criteria that make for a great piece of album artwork. That is - it features a picture of the band. But what is it that they are looking at? And why is one look all that is needed? The remix does away with the band but

      • Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
        22/05/14
        Who could forget Peter Gabriel's iconic video for Sledgehammer. One of the first plasticine based cartoons of our era. So it is odd that the original single artwork does not reflect this icon-o-plastic theme. To be fair, neither does the remix. Instead we see one chick about to hit another

      • Family Affair - Sly And The Family Stone
        21/05/14
        A Family Affair - dangerous thing - brothers and sisters, mothers and sons, all very incestuous and nepotistic. None of these issues is truly reflected on the original cover of the single. In the remix we see two sisters who are clearly interested in each other in a way that extends to wanting to s

      • Sailing - Rod Stewart
        20/05/14
        Sailing. Conjures up images of long lazy days in the sun with hot babes dancing around the decks, doesn't it. Well apparently in 1975 for Rod Stewart it did not. Instead it conjured up images of Mr Stewart leaning against a brown paper bag. Good job for remixes so that we can correct the ima

      • Sunshine On A Rainy Day - Zoë
        19/05/14
        Sunshine On A Rainy Day. What would that look like. In most likelihood, there would be a rainbow involved, but that's not how we roll at AllBum.Art. Instead we prefer to be cheered up on a rainy day not by a picture of Zoe, or of a rainbow, but of a hot naked chick getting soaked to the skin

      • Everybody Everybody - Black Box
        18/05/14
        Wasn't it some children's TV program that began with the poem, 'Everybody, Verybody, Erybody, Rybody, Ybody, Body, Ody, Dy, Y'? Whoever wrote that poem might have been listening to Everybody Everybody by Black Box. But what they wouldn't have done is learned who everybody

      • Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain - Willie Nelson
        17/05/14
        What would you expect to see on the cover of a single if its title is Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain. For one, blue eyes, and Willie Nelson does not disappoint in this respect. What about some rain? No, none of that. And crying? That neither. But moving from Tennessee to Tokyo can fix all that,

      • Rain On Me - Ashanti
        16/05/14
        The original cover of Ashanti's 2003 single Rain On Me is what we at AllBum.Art would refer to as a 'denizen of deleted dealies', meaning, in particular, that it misses one totally critical dealy, that being any suggestion of rain. Thankfully such omissions are easily dealt with and

      • Summer Night City - ABBA
        15/05/14
        Not the first remix for Swedish songsters ABBA, Summer Night City follows the story of four 1970s pop stars who smile a lot and have problems closing their lips when they have their pictures taken, have too much facial hair, long hairstyles and some of whom wear red hoods in the daytime. What? Tha

      • The Lady In Red - Chris De Burgh
        14/05/14
        It's been a while since we brought you a triple-whammy remix, but this overplayed 1980s song by Chris De Burgh both deserved, and badly needed it. The premise for our remixes of the cover artwork for The Lady In Red is simple. Replace the badly drawn splodge of a picture on the original cover

      • Price Tag - Jessie J Featuring B.o.B.
        13/05/14
        It's amazing what money can buy. Here we were thinking that the Price Tag referred to by Jessie J Featuring B.o.B. in their 2011 single was to do with ordinary household items like washing machines and stoves, but it turns out, if the remix of the cover of the single is to be believed, that pr

      • Stop! In The Name Of Love - The Supremes
        12/05/14
        Stop! In The Name Of Love... That is what we were instructed to do by The Supremes. But would you believe it, the boy in the remixed cover has never heard the song. He is playing away from home and is in the process of getting drunk and undressing a much older lady. Back home, his sexy young girl

      • Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
        11/05/14
        Tho' we're certain that such things do not happen to everyone, here at AllBum.Art we sometimes find a picture that is both worthy of inclusion in a remix, yet fits no obvious song title. The picture used on the remix of Arthur Conley's soul classic Sweet Soul Music fits this bill pre

      • Piano In The Dark - Brenda Russell
        10/05/14
        Piano In The Dark, by Brenda Russell. Where do we begin? Let's start with the aforementioned piano - there isn't one. And what about the general lighting on the water-color styled picture on the front of the original single cover - it's certainly not dark. Thank goodness that we he

      • Nightswimming - R.E.M.
        09/05/14
        There is so little to say about Nightswimming by R.E.M. that instead of describe the flaws of the original cover and the oh, so, obvious replacement that is on the remix, we are just going to hum along with the song whilst it plays in the background. Mmmmm mmmm mmmmmm mm mm mmmmm mmm mmmmm mmm mmmm

      • Party For Two - Shania Twain With Mark McGrath
        08/05/14
        Party For Two was a 2004 hit for Shania Twain With Marc McGrath. But what a sorry story the cover of the single tells. It's just a picture of Ms Twain. No Party. And no Two. The remix tells a different story as there is definitely a party going on, and for three. Or is the party just for

      • Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves - Eurythmics And Aretha Franklin
        07/05/14
        Now here's a thorny issue. What exactly is 'It' that Sisters Are Doin' For Themselves? According to Eurythmics And Aretha Franklin it could be a variety of things, but the cover of the original single doesn't help much, unless the answer to the question is typing. But tha

      • Summertime - Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong
        06/05/14
        What would summer be without Summertime appearing on the radio at some point or other? Depending on whether you listen to Hot [insert number] or Easy [insert different number] will determine which version you hear but this classic from 1957 by Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong transcends radio fo

      • Red Dress - Alvin Stardust
        05/05/14
        We had never heard of Alvin Stardust either until we received this submission from Tony Peterson of Birmingham, England. Tony tells us that he was inspired by our remix of Red Dress by another British band, the Sugababes. This is a remix of Mr Stardust's 1974 single of the same name of which

      • Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
        04/05/14
        Should I Stay Or Should I Go now? was the question asked by British punk rockers The Clash in this single from 1982. They go on to add, 'if I stay there will be trouble, if I go it will be double'. The original cover gives no indication of what is causing the band such a dilemma. The re

      • Music To Watch Girls By - Andy Williams
        03/05/14
        Andy Williams has many songs whose titles entitle them to a remix under the hands of AllBum.Art but for now we will content ourselves with Music To Watch Girls By. The remix is based on a very simple premise... when this song plays on your iPod* you need to be able to see some girls to watch going

      • Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold
        02/05/14
        The second remix in as many weeks for Andrew Gold. But what do we have here? In the original cover, we see Mr Gold sitting looking lonely in a lonely-looking room. But lo! see what is actually behind him. If he would only stop being so melancholy and turn around, he would see that he is not alon

      • Hooray, Hooray, It's A Holi-Holiday - Boney M
        01/05/14
        Two remixes in a row for seventies songsters Boney M. This time it's their 1979 hit, Hooray, Hooray, It's A Holi-Holiday. The original cover sees the band members walking down an otherwise deserted beach enjoying their holi-holiday. The remix shows the kind of thing that we would like t

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