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Portugal. The Man Cover Etta James

Posted by: Jason Tate (01/21/12)
Portugal. The Man has posted a cover of Etta James in remembrance.

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12:01 PM on 01/21/12
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Part of me wants to think this is out of respect for Etta, but the other part of me thinks this is just an attempt at getting some headlines off the death. I suppose I will give them the benefit of the doubt here. Not a bad cover either, just didn't seem to be anything special though.

Regardless, RIP.
12:09 PM on 01/21/12
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Part of me wants to think this is out of respect for Etta, but the other part of me thinks this is just an attempt at getting some headlines off the death. I suppose I will give them the benefit of the doubt here. Not a bad cover either, just didn't seem to be anything special though.

Regardless, RIP.
I don't think P.TM has ever been about "the headlines."
12:11 PM on 01/21/12
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Awesome cover.
12:15 PM on 01/21/12
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I don't think P.TM has ever been about "the headlines."
And I'm not saying they. I'm just always very wary of when groups release a cover of an artist right after a death. In my (sometimes over cynical) mind, it just seems like an attention grabber to me.
12:18 PM on 01/21/12
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And I'm not saying they. I'm just always very wary of when groups release a cover of an artist right after a death. In my (sometimes over cynical) mind, it just seems like an attention grabber to me.
They recorded it in July if that helps
12:18 PM on 01/21/12
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Part of me wants to think this is out of respect for Etta, but the other part of me thinks this is just an attempt at getting some headlines off the death. I suppose I will give them the benefit of the doubt here. Not a bad cover either, just didn't seem to be anything special though.

Regardless, RIP.

Normally, I'd side with you but these guys do have a lot of covers
12:18 PM on 01/21/12
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And I'm not saying they. I'm just always very wary of when groups release a cover of an artist right after a death. In my (sometimes over cynical) mind, it just seems like an attention grabber to me.
Evidently this was recorded over the summer.
12:22 PM on 01/21/12
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This is really nice.
01:22 PM on 01/21/12
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Part of me wants to think this is out of respect for Etta, but the other part of me thinks this is just an attempt at getting some headlines off the death. I suppose I will give them the benefit of the doubt here. Not a bad cover either, just didn't seem to be anything special though.

Regardless, RIP.

Dumb.
02:25 PM on 01/21/12
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Great tribute. This band never fails to disappoint me.
03:02 PM on 01/21/12
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love this band. this is great.
03:09 PM on 01/21/12
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nicely done
03:16 PM on 01/21/12
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Part of me wants to think this is out of respect for Etta, but the other part of me thinks this is just an attempt at getting some headlines off the death. I suppose I will give them the benefit of the doubt here. Not a bad cover either, just didn't seem to be anything special though.

Regardless, RIP.
Yeah these guys take influence from a lot of old shit and and do a lot of covers. I wouldn't be surprised if John's already been a fan for years.
05:00 PM on 01/21/12
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That was amazing I am sure Etta would be very proud of that cover
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