Cover vs. Original

I can't get no Satisfaction


Yeah, it's a classic. So everytime that some artist is going to cover "Satisfaction", he (or, in this case, she) is going to get into trouble.
But Cat Power doesn't give a f*ck about that, so she takes her acoustic guitar, she starts to sing very slowly... and she skips the chorus. Even though it's far away from the original, you have to give her the credit for making a brand new song.

- Dardo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 26.11.2005


Cat Power
2000

vs.

The Rolling Stones
1965

CD-Cover: Cat Power - The cover records 32.1 % 67.9 % CD-Cover: The Rolling Stones - Out of our heads
Results of the voting: Cover versus Original
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Cat Power 620 Votes The Rolling Stones

Comments about I can't get no Satisfaction:

The Stones are like my 2nd favorite band while my 1st favorite is The Beatles of course.
Beatles-9 songs about books
Stones in a close second-7 songs about books

- Katherine, Fort Worth, United States, 04.09.2010
In this case, voting is useless. Cat Power made the song her own and it is a different song. Reverence and reinvention, Cat Power gets 4 stars for that, if not a vote for "better".
- WW85, NYC, United States, 28.04.2009
In this case, voting is useless. Cat Power made the song her own and it is a different song. Reverence and reinvention, Cat Power gets 4 stars for that, if not a vote for "better".
- WW85, NYC, United States, 28.04.2009
WHAT A CRAP!!!! CAT'S CRAP!!! DEAR LORD!
- Raquel, Miami, United States, 30.01.2008
ha-ha, what about PJ Harvey & Bjork's one?
- nobody, neverland, Other, 21.10.2007
The use of drop tuning and crazy jagger vocals makes this a basic outline for the generation of music following. Cat Power burried the god damn thing in their litter box of crappy music, assholes.
- Richards2.0, Toronto, Canada, 12.06.2007
The Stone's song has become the very thing it protested - It's mainstream and has become superficial especially the now cliche chorus - Cat Power strips it down to one instrument and vocals so it can protest the excess it is supposed to protest not join in on it
- Sean, Everywhere, United States, 08.08.2006
Having heard the Stones version for the millionth time, I would vote for Cat Power's version. Chan totally reworks the song and makes it contemporary without it sounding weak. Definitely fits into what I look for in a cover.
- Tyler, Atlanta, United States, 30.04.2006
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