New Releases: March 9, 2010

March 9, 2010

Here’s a list of the newest cover songs that are hitting the market today. If you see anything missing, feel free to contact me!

Jimi HendrixSunshine of Your Love (Cream)

Ben Harper and Relentless 7Under Pressure (David Bowie & Queen), Red House (Jimi Hendrix), & Good Times, Bad Times (Led Zeppelin)

Jeff Beck & Joss StoneI Put A Spell On You (Screamin’ Jay Hawkins)

Jason CastroOver The Rainbow (Judy Garland)

Shane MacGowan, Glen Matlock, Johnny Depp, Nick Cave, Bobby Gillespie, Glen Matlock, Chrissie Hynde, Mick Jones, Paloma Faith, & Eliza Doolittle I Put A Spell On You (Screamin’ Jay Hawkins)

Umphrey’s McGeeCherub Rock (Smashing Pumpkins), Hot For Teacher (Van Halen), Burning Down The House (Talking Heads), & Another Brick In The Wall (Pink Floyd)

Streetlight ManifestoMe & Julio Down By the Schoolyard (Simon & Garfunkel)

Williams RileySweet September (Josh Gracin)

Aaron KellyMy Girl (The Temptations)

Crystal BowersoxLong As I Can See The Light (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

Alex LambertEveryone Knows (John Legend)

Didi BenamiLean On Me (Bill Withers)

Andrew GarciaYou Give Me Something (James Morrison)

Katelyn EpperlyThe Scientist (Coldplay)

Casey JamesI Don’t Want To Be (Gavin DeGraw)

Katie Stevens Put Your Records On (Corinne Bailey Rae)

Lee DewyzeLips of An Angel (Hinder)

Michael LyncheIt’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (James Brown)

Lacey BrownKiss Me (Sixpence, None The Richer)

Tim UrbanCome On Get Higher (Matt Nathanson)

Lilly ScottA Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke)

Todrick HallWhat’s Love Got To Do With It (Tina Turner)

Haeley VaughnThe Climb (Miley Cyrus)

Jermaine SellarsWhat’s Going On (Marvin Gaye)

Michelle DelamorWith Arms Wide Open (Creed)

John ParkGravity (John Mayer)

Finally, if you know of a new release that you’d like to see included in CBN’s New Release wall, please visit the Submissions page. You can also find me on Facebook and Twitter.

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Video Spotlight: “We Are The World”

February 13, 2010

Last night, the remake of “We Are The World” (which benefits Haiti) premiered during the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

The list of contributors is quite impressive: Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie, Justin Bieber, Nicole Scherzinger, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Nettles, Josh Groban, Tony Bennett, Mary J. Blidge, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Barbra Streisand, Miley Cyrus, Enrique Iglesias, Jamie Foxx, Wyclef Jean, Adam Levine, Pink, BeBe Winans, Usher, Celine Dion, Fergie, Nick Jonas, Toni Braxton, Mary Mary, Isaac Slade, Lil Wayne, Carlos Santana, Akon, T-Pain, LL Cool J, Will.i.am, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Swizz Beatz, Iyaz, Kanye West, Patti Austin, Bizzy Bone, Ethan Bortnick, Jeff Bridges, Zac Brown, Brandy, Kristian Bush, Natalie Cole, Harry Connick Jr., Hayden Panettiere, Kid Cudi, Faith Evans, Melanie Fiona, Sean Garrett, Tyrese Gibson, Anthony Hamilton, Keri Hilson, Julianne Hough, India.Arie, Randy Jackson, Taj Jackson, Taryll Jackson, TJ Jackson, Al Jardine, Jimmy Jean-Louis,  * Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Gladys Knight, Benji Madden, Joel Madden, Katharine McPhee, Jason Mraz, Mýa, Orianthi, Freda Payne, A. R. Rahman, Raphael Saadiq, Trey Songz, Musiq Soulchild, Jordin Sparks, Robin Thicke, Alex Williams, Rob Thomas, Vince Vaughn, Ann Wilson, Brian Wilson, and Nancy Wilson. (list via Wikipedia).

How do you feel it stands against the original? What are your thoughts on the changes that were made to the song? Weigh in, in the comments section below. I look forward to hearing your thoughts!

Now, no matter what your thoughts on the song, remember  it’s a worthy cause, so if you’d like to support the track, you can do so here.