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Eight Miles High/Makes No Sense At All (Single)

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Eight Miles High
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Masochism World
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Makes No Sense At All
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Love Is All Around
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8 Miles Higher & Higher

markhighwire

The guitar onslaught on the Husker's cover of The Byrds' classic "Eight Miles High" is awe inspiring. Bob Mould sings with some passion too. It rips. Makes No Sense is a great original, and "Love is All Around", the cover of the Mary Tyler Moore TV theme is good fun. These 2 7inch discs were favorites in my singles collection.

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Nice covers

2perishable

I love these covers. I had a cassette of these back in the day. It's nice to hear them again. Didn't they do the Gilligan's Island theme live as well?

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worth the credits

spookydirt

I bought the 3" CD single version on '8 miles high' (secondhand) before even hearing the byrds original & it blew me away: it's worth 4 credits just to get that one. if you're going to cover a song, this is how you do it: make it your own!

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8 Miles Fly

EMUSIC-009E1484

This may be one of the greatest covers ever. If you love the original, and who doesn't, this one goes in a direction of urgency that is unparalleled.

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How to start a riot in 3 minutes...

culturedump

The story was that if Huskers wanted to start a riot, all they had to do was play 8 miles High followed by Masochism World. I believe it. Although I saw them on the Wig Out West Tour, I never had the pleasure of seeing it happen. 8 Miles High is certainly one of my favorite cover songs of all time; replace the jangle of the Byrds with infinite sustain buzz saw of Huskers, and it's like a prehistoric mash-up. Makes No Sense At All is just awesome, with big hooks, punishing drums and that guitar again. Love is All Around is the theme song from the Mary Tyler Moore show. This is a great place to start for the uninitiated. If you need another reason to check this out, you should just hang it up, pull the shades shut and go listen to Devendra Banhart.

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8 Miles High - definately statement of purpose

jolo

Turning a late 60's jangle-y song into a full on punk assault, the Huskers really were at the top of their game. Makes No Sense backed by the theme from the Mary Tyler Moore Show shows off a bit more of a melodic side of the band - the video of it is priceless.

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And you thought it couldn't get any better

SwellJoe

Eight Miles High funneled through the wailing wall of sound that is Bob and Grant and Greg is an awe-inspiring take on a classic song. It's rare that a cover surpasses the original, but this cover is mind-numbingly beautiful. Every time I hear it, I wonder what Clark, McGuinn, and Crosby think of this take on their classic tune. There have been other covers, but nothing like this. I can (and do, occasionally) listen to this one track over and over again. Love Is All Around is also pretty cute.

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great!

ojalvo

thanks for getting these 80s alt classics! at last...

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one of teh best tunes ever

EMUSIC-0066743E

This cover of eight miles high may be one of the best songs recorded. period.... It rocks hard- some of Bob's best playing and tortured singing- check out the live versions on youtube...they are great as well

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Du It!

Sonik

Back at a time when the 7 inch single was bite size music morsels and not only record collector fetish objects, singles like these two records were everything that you could ever hope from your slab of vinyl. Tight blasts of fuzzed hardcore pop tunes that got obsessively played and replayed. Bands would have some fun and take some chances with cover songs or the college rock hit. Eight Miles High and Love Is All Around (Mary Tyler Moore theme song) is everything a cover should be but rarely is - a rework where the band finds a fresh angle and makes the song its own. Make No Sense at All - makes all the sense in the world. Pop anthems are rarely so timeless.

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