Garbage are, apparently, Only Happy When It Rains. We can only imagine that it may have been raining when they produced their original single front cover artwork as, other than the pink coloring, it is not that happy. On the remix are a number of people who seem happy when it rains. One of them is a babe who seems to like going for a walk in the rain, and the others are some old dudes who like watching her go for a walk in the rain. Umbrella!
Haevn (isn't that just an intentional misspelling of the word haven?) Anyway the original front cover artwork for their single Back In The Water does, indeed, show someone in the water. Unfortunately, it's a little dark underwater and it's difficult to tell whether they have their back to us or not. In the remix is a babe who is also in the water, and who has definitely got her back to us, though her back isn't actually in the water, at least not until she dives in to retrieve the bikini that she's obviously left lying around at the bottom of the pool somewhere. Narration!
Pete Heller's got Big Love, apparently. From the original single front cover artwork, you would apparently know this because much of it is taken up by a drawing of a red heart. On the remix, this has been replaced by a big hearted babe sprawling across a red lounger. She is a big girl, and thus sanity is restored as she can be Mr Heller's big love, if he prefers a real babe to a drawing of a heart. Amelioration!
Here we go, sassin' it up with a remix of a classic track from Saturday Night Fever. This jive turkey called How Deep Is Your Love is from those falsetto princes, the Bee Gees. On the original cover artwork the hirsute band members smile cheesily at you. On the remix a babe is showing how deep her love is by descending to the sea floor in her snorkeling gear, and little else. Funk!
Blub, blub, blub, blub. Livin Joy are Deep In You. This is illustrated on the original single front cover artwork by the lead singer posing against a slate colored background. This lacks a certain depth. The remix, though, is set in the deep, deep underwater that is. And the guy is definitely into the babe, in more ways than one. He is deep in her, or from his perspective you. Arcane!
It's always nice to receive a submission to AllBum.Art from someone new. This remix of Hey Good Lookin' by Jimmy Buffett (and his friends Clint Black, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith and George Strait) was sent from the Netherlands. On the original single cover artwork you can see Mr Buffett smiling with his guitar. On the remix we find a busty babe in a cowboy hat and jeans. According to the submitter, Jimmy Buffett wasn't good lookin' enough to grace the cover. We couldn't agree more. Rodeo!
Single Covers, Singles Of The 1990s, Special Remixes, Halloween Hits, High Heels, Outdoors, Safe For WorkGene are all For The Dead, which is good given it's All Hallow's Day (a.k.a. the day after Halloween). After all those ghouls and ghosts, the band chose to illustrate being for the dead on their original single front cover artwork by having a woman (or is it a doll) in a long dress. On the remix, is a babe who is definitely for the dead, which she illustrates by hanging around naked in a graveyard (other than her black high heels, in lieu of a black tie no doubt). Fallen!
Brenda Lee perhaps most famous for her Christmas songs, brings us this Halloween Hit entitled Let's Jump The Broomstick. On the original single front cover artwork, we just see Ms Lee singing into a microphone. On the remix we find a babe who seems to have attempted jumping over a broomstick but has got stuck half way. Either that, or she wasn't trying to jump it at all but is actually a witch who is about to ride away into the sky. That seems less likely as she is not wearing any clothes, but then again perhaps that is how witches dress. Spooky!
What shall we do today, L7? That's a good idea, let's Pretend We're Dead. How do we do that L7? What's that you say? We need to paint pictures of the hands of a skeleton on our calves? That makes very little sense. What about you, AllBum.Art, how do you think we should pretend we're dead? You say we should hang around with a scary looking naked babe in a graveyard? Let me think, which should I do? Maybe the graveyard option would be my preference, but only if the scary looking nude chick is going to hang out there too. Remix!
It's an interesting question, isn't it, How To Be Dead. Let's turn to Snow Patrol for some advice on this. According to the original single front cover artwork, to be dead requires an old chair, a lamp-stand and an old television sitting on a creaky old cabinet, all in an icy mountain pool. It's an interesting take on the notion of being dead, but on the remix, how to be dead is illustrated by a woman wearing a latex dress, lying down in what looks like a coffin. This is a very different view on how to be dead, but maybe more realistic. Gloves!