How to produce a cheap single

Take a great, old sing, add a baseline and let some female sing over it. Latest example: Wu-Tang Clan & Erykah Badu: The Heart Gently Weeps (YouTube) Don’t get me wrong. I like Wu-Tang Clan and I love Erykah Badu. But with that song, they sell themselves under their value. The original is „While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, written by George Harrison for The Beatles („The White Album”). Eric Clapton played lead guitar on the album version of the song with a Gibson Les Paul guitar.
While My Guitar Gently Weeps, performed by George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Elton John and Jeff Lyne.

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[Sonntag, 20080511, 20:37 | permanent link | 1 Kommentar(e)

And this is in what way ... something new? I mean, It's been done for the last century already, one of the more prominent examples (maybe the thing that got it all started?) being "The Police - Every Breath You Take" <http://youtube.com/watch?v=WwqhhZnl8G4> taken by "Puff Daddy" for "I'll be Missing You" <http://youtube.com/watch?v=VX9cM-Ovm3s>

Just looked it up, had been 1997. :P

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