Rik Lees Beautiful Girls (10 Total)

Linkin Park – What I’ve Done cover by Marie Digby

I got online and thought .oO(How could I share an experience I’m having right now?)Well, lately I’ve been looking through YouTube for amateur covers of popular songs. I can’t remember how I started doing this, but I noticed that sometimes it is refreshing to hear someone else sing these songs. Sometimes they change the style quite a bit, and it’s also nice to hear people giving their performance “live” rather than after the studio clean up.

Here is a small collection of covers that I’ve put together that you might want to check out when you’re “doing some research” at work. Consider that I was mostly looking for amateurs, so sound quality and a less-than professional performance should be expected. I’d love to hear your opinions and please comment if you know of any good covers, amateur or otherwise.

Evanescence – My Immortalcover by Jessica Santos

Radiohead – Creep cover by ttekaras

Rascal Flatts/Cascada – What Hurts The Most (Cascada’s version is less than satisfying ) cover by Boyce Avenue

Also, their cover of Shadow of the day (as you can tell, I am a Linkin Park fan)

Oasis – Wonderwall cover by ortoPilot

Wouldn’t be complete without honorable mentions

And this is A Perfect Circle covering Lovesong and Diary of a madman – I really wish there was a professional recording of these somewhere, it must have been a profound experience to see this live.

Hmm this is really cool, but it worries me that it looks like a pageant? – I think I just realized a great rant post for later writing.
Kansas – Carry on wayward son
cover by A young girl?

January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

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