A truly inspired cover can sometimes trump an artist’s original vision for a song. In this ongoing series, The Cover Wars, I’m interested in which version (or versions) you prefer. The song: Velvet Underground’s “Sweet Jane” off their 1970 album Loaded. The cover: The Cowboy Junkies version off The Trinity Session album.
Download:
MP3: Velvet Underground – Sweet Jane
MP3: Cowboy Junkies – Sweet Jane (cover)

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