Strange Acoustics: Elements

Today's post is quick, because it is the last one I am writing and setting to post before I head out on a week long cruise. But I wanted to share this sing because both versions are done by the same artist, but with different instruments. Lindsey Sterling plays her song Elements with Both a... Continue Reading →

Strange Acoustics: Stay With Me

One type of cover song that I always find interesting is the duet conversion. Turning a song sung by a solo artist into a duet changes the dynamics of a song and adds a new layer of meaning to the lyrics.  One such duet that I really like is Jervy Hou and Bri Heart's version... Continue Reading →

Strange Acoustics: Dead Souls

When I was growing up, I lived in a large rural town with a small population. Consequently, there wasn't a lot to do, and many of my friends were beyond walking distance. Sleepovers were the natural solution. Since my parents had a finished basement, they were often held at our house. Typically before each sleepover,... Continue Reading →

Strange Acoustics: Elastic Heart

Today I'm featuring a suggestion made by Reactionary Tales, Sia's piano version of Elastic Heart. I love this version of her song because it really showcases the raw power of her voice and the emotions she pours into this song.  If you have a acoustic or just interesting version of a song you love comment... Continue Reading →

Strange Acoustics: Latch

Sometimes an acoustic version of a song gives you a better appreciation of the lyrics, and sometimes it gives you a better appreciation for the emotion of a song.  Sam Smith's Latch is a perfect example of such a song. The first version released was with electronic music duo Disclosure. It was upbeat and catchy,... Continue Reading →

Strange Acoustics: Addicted to Love

I love finding covers of songs that slow down the original and give you a new appreciation for the lyrics of the song. This dreamy version of Addicted to Love by Florence and the Machine does exactly that. As a bonus, enjoy these funky rocks I spotted while walking my dogs. I decided they were... Continue Reading →

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