Friday, September 12, 2008

Monster Mash

Nothing to do with Bobby Boris Pickett and his Crypt Kickers, I'm afraid. Just a rubbish little game to take you through the rest of Friday afternoon.....

Combine two songtitles with common words to create dreamy musical mash-ups like the ones below.

BEACH BOYS vs LAMBCHOP
- Surf’s Up With People – A sound the word “lush” was invented for.

MASSIVE ATTACK vs ROLLING STONES - Unfinished Sympathy For The Devil – Funky as hell. Xylophones, congas, wooh hoohs.

ELTON JOHN VS THE GOSSIP
- I’m Still Standing In The Way Of Control - None more defiant anthem of sexual freedom spanning the generations.

THE FALL VS PAVEMENT - Free Range Life – Mark E Smith forgives Malkmus and together they upset the Smashing Pumpkins.

DAVID BOWIE VS PUBLIC ENEMY - Rebel Rebel Without A Pause – Bowie meets P.E uptown for some glam rock hip hop.

22 comments:

Abahachi said...

Look, I really do have to do some work this afternoon... Are we looking for especially bizarre combinations, or just anything that comes to mind?

Guns'n'Roses v. Deep Purple: Sweet Child in Time: rock bombast to the max.

Village People v. Pet Shop Boys v. Duran Duran: Go West End Girls On Film

Men at Work v. The Drifters: Down Under the Broadwalk

Bob Dylan v. REM: A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall On Me

May1366 said...

Splendid.

Shall we have:

Bananarama vs The Rolling Stones - Robert De Niro's Waiting On A Friend ("c'mon Joe, no-one's gonna laugh at you, you're not a clown - OK? can we go out now?")

John Coltrane vs D'Ream - My Favourite Things Can Only Get Better

Joni Mitchell vs Cat Stevens - Chelsea Morning Has Broken

The Beach Boys vs The Jam - When I Grow Up To Be A Man In the Corner Shop

fourfoot said...

ERIC B and RAKIM and the SHANGRI-LA's - Follow The Leader Of The Pack.

Abahachi said...

The Orb v. The Rah Band: Little Fluffy Clouds Across the Moon

Shaggy v. Paul Simon : It Wasn't Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard

TonNL said...

XTC vs. Blue Oyster Cult - Dear Godzilla

ToffeeBoy said...

Altered Images v. Billy Idol - See Those Eyes Without A Face

Squeeze v. Blondie - Another Nail In My Heart Of Glass

Queen v. George Gershwin - Bohemian Rhapsody In Blue

Pulp v. Roberta Flack - Do You Remember The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Abahachi said...

Kraftwerk v. Lynyrd Skynyrd: Ohm Sweet Ohm Alabama

Shoey said...

1000 Maniacs V Tom Robinson

"My Mother the War Baby"

Blimpy said...

JAMC vs The Bangles:

"The Hardest Walk Like An Egyptian"

U2 vs Martha Wainwright

"Sunday Bloody Motherfucking Asshole Sunday"

Shoey said...

Bad Company V Belle & Sebastian

"Shooting Stars of Track & Field"

Shoey said...

Broken Family Band V The Verve

"The Booze & the Drugs Don't Work"

fourfoot said...

Tindersticks vs Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - Tiny Tears Of A Clown.

To be honest, I cant imagine anything better than this. I have been drinking now you mention it.

GarethI said...

Queen v Jilted John - Flash Gordon is a Moron

Vashti Bunyan v David Bowie - Just Another Diamond Dog

More to follow...

TonNL said...

A triple one (and all three on the RR A-Z):
Blondie v. David Byrne v. Spinal Tap - Heart of glass, concrete & Stonehenge

treefrogdemon said...

Fairport Convention v the Highwaymen: Crazy Man Michael Row the Boat Ashore
Edith Piaf v Poco: La Vie en Rose of Cimarron

Abahachi said...

To add an extra dimension...

Michael Jackson v. David Bowie: Billie Jean Genie

David Bowie v. Genesis: Let's Dance On A Volcano

Genesis v. AC/DC: Invisible Touch Too Much

AC/DC v. Bruce Springsteen: Sink the Pink Cadillac

....

May1366 said...

Well, now, how about:

Bruce Springsteen vs Bryan Adam: Born To Run For You

Bryan Adams vs Fred Wesley & the JBs: Everything I Do I Do For You Can Have Watergate (But Give Me Some Bucks And I'll Be Straight)

Fred Wesley & the JBs vs Edwin Starr: Blow Your Headline News

Edwin Starr vs Miles Davis: 25 Miles Ahead

Miles Davis vs Marvin Gaye vs The Selector vs Elvis Costello & The Attractions vs Queen: So What's Going On My Radio Radio Ga-Ga

ToffeeBoy said...

@ may1366 - that last one's got to be the winner! Brilliant...

DarceysDad said...

With respect ToffeeBoy, I ask that you hold your award until you hear these ...

The Police vs Duke Ellington vs Trio vs Junior Byles - De Doody Do Do Do, De Da Da Da Da Da Da Da.
Um, make your next one de-caff, fellas!

J-Lo vs The Sweet - Jenny From The Blockbuster.
Former A-lister reduced to working in the video rental store.

Sammy Hagar vs City Boy - Space Station No 5-7-0-5
It's getting crowded up there!

The Bellrays vs Cherry Ghost - Stupid Fuckin' People Help The People.
Gordon Gecko is back with a new catchphrase.

ToffeeBoy said...

Darce - OK - I spoke too soon - I think someone needs to make Jenny From The Blockbuster - The Movie!

darceysdad said...

I'll take a behind the scenes job on that ... I'll be LaLopez' fold-out chair (fnarr fnarr!)

Anyway, I'll leave with this lyical extract from my final mash-up on the weekend that Grauniad techies terminally ruined my favourite pastime:

"It just gets tougher every day,
To sit around and watch it while it slips away,
I'm about to drop, My head's a mess,
The only salvation is I'll never see you again"

Dead Kennedys vs Steve Earle - Too Drunk To F#ck The CC

Proudfoot said...

Er..some punk mash ups.
Buzzcocks Vs The Passions- Ever Fallen in Love With a German Film Star?
Adverts Vs Oasis - One Chord Wonderwall
Sex Pistols Vs Neil Sedaka - God Save the Queen of 1964
Damned Vs Lynn Anderson - New Rose Garden
Clash Vs Elvis - London's Burning Love
Siouxsie Vs Moody Blues
Arabian Knights in White...I'll get me coat.