Posts tagged ‘Gloria Jones’

May 2, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 16

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger gives the song the foreign psychobilly treatment.

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April 25, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 15

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger gives it the late 80’s Manchester alternative rock treatment.

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April 18, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 14

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger throws in one of the first covers of the song and gives it the girl group touch.

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April 11, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 13

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challengers give the song the eastern bloc treatment.

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April 4, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 12

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger gives the song a dark and minimalist twist.

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March 28, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 11

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger takes the song to the dance floor, specifically a decidedly late 80’s dance floor.  Also it gets a little NSFW toward the end, so we recommend headphones.

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March 21, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 10

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger translates the song into Spanish, giving it the kind of awesome title “Falso Amor.”

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March 14, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 9

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger takes the song into smokey lounge jazz territory.

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March 7, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 8

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger gives the song the old “all pop songs are punk songs if you speed them up and play them with distortion” treatment.

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February 28, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 7

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger gives the song the old classic two voices/two ukuleles treatment.

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