What did you say?; Misheard Lyrics

This is actually a fairly common occurrence. There’s a phenomenon called mondegreens, It means, “a word or phrase resulting from a mishearing of another word or phrase, especially in a song or poem”.

The phrase came from an American writer by the name of Slyvia Wright, and written about San Francisco Chronicle columnist Jon Carroll. Mondegreen is inspired by a misheard line in a poem. She misheard “he laid him on the green” as “Lady Mondegreen” from the Scottish ballad “The Bonny Earl o Moray”.

Top 5 Covers to Weird your Family Out

Let’s get it out of the way. These are the weird of the obscure covers of well-known songs. These are the oddities of the oddities, the complexities of YouTube brought to you by Switching Styles. If you wanted something less odd, I would suggest Mike Masse, or Koto Covers, or Tarzan.

Now that you’ve been warned, let’s begin with some of the oddest covers to weird out your family.

Throat Singing Covers

Across the world, this genre of music has been revived by younger generations, and older generations alike bringing the traditions forward again  There are fantastic covers that combine the traditions of throat singing with modern songs.

May the Tunes be with you; A feature on Galactic Empire

Bringing you the orders from the empire itself with metal beauty, Galactic Empire is a metal band made up of Bass Commander (bass), Red Guard (guitar), Dark Vader (lead guitar), Kyle Ren (guitar), and Boba Sett (drums). Together they made a sound that’s out of this world. It all started in 2015 as a mere gag for an opening band. Over the past few years, it’s become much much more than a gag.

Hakuna Matata in different languages.

Even the trailer and advertising for the new film were rather different than the original. In one promotional video, they present Hakuna Matata in different languages. 

Move for your Health; Benefits of Dancing

“Physical inactivity is a major public health issue in which dance could have an important role to play, “comments Burkhardt and Brennan, “Physical activity is an important factor, affecting cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.”

In conclusion, the research of the decade shows that dancing is a beneficial exercise regardless of circumstances. The benefits are not only physical but mental, emotional, and social.

Art from Chaos; Remixes of the Covid-19 Virus

There are many artists that are taking this time as inspiration to create music about the Covid-19 virus. It’s poignant. Remixes are about taking something and making it something completely new. That’s what these remix artists are doing — turning the Covid-19 crisis into an inspiration of art.

Here are remixes inspired by the Corona virus to bring some positivity into the world and your music.

Humour from Chaos; Parodies for the COVID-19 Virus

Although this is a serious pandemic, there is a place for humour in keeping our spirits up. That’s what people do in a time of high stress. There are so many Covid-19 parodies, way more than I thought there would be. I am continuously impressed with the music community and their responses to the crisis….

Mike Masse; Feature “The New Voice of Classic Rock”

As the new voice of classic rock, he takes classic rock songs and remakes them in such a way that they’re still classical. Breathing new life into old music, Massé doesn’t launch the music into a new genre or key or style as many other artists do.

Mike Massé Q&A

Mike Massé is a classic rock cover musician known around the world for his musical talents with passionate reviews by his audience and artists alike.  Toto, Rush, Sarah McLachlan, Asia, and Toad the Wet Sprocket have all expressed their love of his cover songs and sound in general.