Exclusively here at CMG are the master recordings of a wide variety of artists performing their favorite cover songs. Imitation is the best form of flattery, but CMG allowed artists to be as original as they could be while covering a song. The result is nothing short of incredible as we feature the album Cover Songs.
Album Title: Cover Songs
Description: Artists of today, covering classic songs that cover the decades. This collective is unique as the artists made the covers their own. This in turn makes a familiar song that was limited to one genre, now able to be applied to moods, that the original possibly missed.
Genres: TV/Film , Commercials
Moods: All Moods, Drama, Inspirational, Fantasy
Label: CMG Recordings
Under the covers
a collection of cover songs
Video Killed the Radio Star
This 1980 hit from The Buggles was a staple as the newly created MTV was launched and changed the way fans listened to music. This cover featuring vocals by veteran singer Randy Christopher Bates, is a stark rendition led off by piano and joined by an incredible string score that compliments the already haunting vocals.
Like It This Way
Originally released in 1969 by the legendary group Fleetwood Mac, this song was featured on Fleetwood Mac Live in Chicago. All great songs survive the test of time, and some fifty years later this cover only proves how truly great Like it This way is.
These Arms of Mine
This classic was a gift to music listeners in 1964 with the release of Ottis Redding's Pain in My Heart Album. Incredible today as it was in 64, Matt Goss gives a performance that will make you fall in love with this song again, and again.
Not Guilty was written by George Harrison, and first recorded by the Beatles during the White Album Sessions but was never released. Known as the great lost Beatles song, Harrison would later record and release it on his 1979 Album George Harrison. Maiya Sykes's incredibly soulful voice compliments this great classic.
Drive is a song by the American rock band The Cars from their fifth studio album Heartbeat City. Penned by Ric Ocasek, and released in 1984, Drive climbed the billboard charts peaking at number three, making it The Cars biggest highest-ranking single. Drive has been described as "a gorgeous ballad that matches heartfelt songwriting to an alluring electronic landscape. Chris Pierce delivers a soulful vocal combined with brilliantly throughout instrumentation.
I'm A Ram
Released in 1971, this Al Green classic was first heard off of the Al Green gets Next to You album. Over the years many have recorded I'm a Ram, only proving how good of a song it was. Chris Pierce has joined the list of incredible artists to capture this R&B classic and make it shine.
A true classic written by legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. Written in 1953, it was first recorded in 1955 for his debut album Johnny cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar appearing as the album's eleventh track. This 2023 cover is sure to make you stop and listen as it takes you on a psychedelic journey filled with love and uncertainty for this incredible cover.
A true classic written and performed by David Bowie, sharing the same moniker as the 1977 studio album release. Recorded in collaboration with Brian Eno and Producer Tony Visconti. This 2022 cover by East Of Gideon, is sure to make you stop and listen as it takes you on a nostalgic journey with each listen.
A faithful recreation of the Allman Brothers classic instrumental from Richmond VA.’s “The Cleaners” featuring CMG’s own David Resnik on guitar.