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The Lightning Seeds — You Showed Me
Album: Like You Do...Best of the Lightning Seeds
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Released: 1997
Length: 3:19
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You showed me how to do
Exactly what you do
How I fell in love with you
Oh oh, it's true
Oh, I love you

You showed me how to say
Exactly what you say
In that very special way
Oh oh, it's true
You fell for me, too

And when I tried it
I could see you fall
And I decided
It's not a trip, at all

You taught it to me, too
Exactly what you do
And now you love me, too
Oh oh, it's true
We're in love, we two

La, la la la la la
La la la la la
La la la la la
We're in love, we two
We two

You showed me how to do
Exactly what you do
How I fell in love with you
You taught it to me, too
Exactly what you do
And now you love me, too

And now you love me, too

And now you love me, too

And now you love me, too

And now you love me, too

And now you love me, too...
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 WonderLizard wrote:
Okay, Bill, cut it out. I'm trying to get out for a cup of coffee fercryinoutloud...

Lightning Seeds - You Showed Me
Tommy James & The Shondells - Hanky Panky
The Caesars - Jerk It Out



Notic
Can't beat the Flo and Eddie version.
There really needs to be a rating between Quite Likeable and Most Excellent. There's a Pretty Good... why not a Really Good or equivalent that takes a song byond the "oh that's rather nice, dont you think?" of likeable but not quite to the lofty heights of excellence. 7.5
Great cover art!
{#Devil_pimp}wheres flo and eddy ?
outstanding!
The beat sounds like The Doors - Moonlight drive
 Yes it is,  only in another era..The Byrds did it as well    hippiechick wrote:

Agreed, but HEY, this isn't the Turtles?!?!
 


R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordon
You  taught it to me too  exactly what you do  {#Heartkiss}
As a whole, I always felt I ought to like Lightning Seeds better. But I don't, they just feel a bit... I don't know. Lightweight?  Whiney? With lyrical lines as good as some of theirs I really should be loving them.
Oh it started off promising, but am I the only one who felt they turned into whingeing by the end? Almost like a parody?
 Odyzzeuz wrote:
Never the same girl twice.
 
Amen to that.
Loved the original....and this cover is growing on me. 
 Odyzzeuz wrote:
Never the same girl twice.
 
I heard it too! Came here to see if I was alone...but of course not

Edit: Looks like they sampled the same Turtles song. Makes sense. It's a good riff!
Like this version-   {#Jump}
 nagsheadlocal wrote:
with you. I was just listening to some old Turtles clips on YouTube this morning - a fine, mostly-forgotten band.
 
Thank Go!
 WayUpNorth wrote:
COOL CAT
 
yup!!
COOL CAT
 vandal wrote:
Nice. . .

{#Sunny}

 

{#Yes}       {#Bounce}
Yeah, baby, yeah!
 WonderLizard wrote:

On the outside chance this question isn't a TIC comment, Mark "Flo" Volman and Howie "Eddie" Kaylan were essentially The Turtles. As The Turtles they did the original recording of the Clark/McGuinn tune. They later recorded as Flo & Eddie. Clear as mud? {#Lol}
 
I have no idea why this song sounds so familiar to me, I was reading the Wikipedia entry to this and it shed no light.  I would never have guessed it was the Lightning Seeds.

Nice. . .

{#Sunny}



This is a good cover but I prefer the original..
 Mugro wrote:
The beginning of this song sounds like a De La Soul song. Same sample used in both songs?  
 
Yes, the De La Soul song samples the original by the Turtles.  I believe that led to the first case of a hip-hop artist being sued for use of a sample.

 Shesdifferent wrote:
I always thought this was Flo and Eddie or did they do a cover of it?
 
On the outside chance this question isn't a TIC comment, Mark "Flo" Volman and Howie "Eddie" Kaylan were essentially The Turtles. As The Turtles they did the original recording of the Clark/McGuinn tune. They later recorded as Flo & Eddie. Clear as mud? {#Lol}


Flashback to junior high.
 camatcba wrote:
This is what RP should be playing instead of David Lee Roth.
 
Since when does RP play David Lee Roth? Wut.
 4merdj wrote:
Very nice transition from Morcheeba to this one {#Sunny}
 
Agreed, but HEY, this isn't the Turtles?!?!

Very nice transition from Morcheeba to this one {#Sunny}
{#Daisy} love this version!!

 nagsheadlocal wrote:

I'm with you. I was just listening to some old Turtles clips on YouTube this morning - a fine, mostly-forgotten band.

 
Old Turtles?  

 nagsheadlocal wrote:

I'm with you. I was just listening to some old Turtles clips on YouTube this morning - a fine, mostly-forgotten band.

 

The original is in the playlist, but hasn't been heard since 2004!  Bill!!  Unconscionable.
This is what RP should be playing instead of David Lee Roth.
 kurtster wrote:
You tease, you.

Now I wants to hear some Turtles.
 
I'm with you. I was just listening to some old Turtles clips on YouTube this morning - a fine, mostly-forgotten band.

You tease, you.

Now I wants to hear some Turtles.
Ooooooooohhhhhhhh, very tasty! {#Hungry}
The beginning of this song sounds like a De La Soul song. Same sample used in both songs?  
interesting cover.  I like it
Okay, Bill, cut it out. I'm trying to get out for a cup of coffee fercryinoutloud...

Lightning Seeds - You Showed Me
Tommy James & The Shondells - Hanky Panky
The Caesars - Jerk It Out


Diggin' it.
 scarletdancer wrote:
Ohmigod! I thought this was the original!
 
I would LOVE to hear the original... this will do though!

Ohmigod! I thought this was the original! :exclaim: :surprised: :good-vibes:
On_The_Beach wrote:
Like many covers, it only succeeds in making me want to hear the original.
Speaking of covers, the cover art on this CD has to be some of the worst I have seen in recent memory.
Never the same girl twice.
Walrus_Gumbo wrote:
Like The Turtles version much better! They didn't add anything new to it. Why bother?
and took out all of the "groovy"
I always thought this was Flo and Eddie or did they do a cover of it?
maryte wrote:
Written by Clark & McGuinn, but released by The Turtles (1968) prior to The Byrds' release (1969).
Weren't those guys the best?
1wolfy wrote:
great song given a new life..the flip side to this Turtles single was a tune called Buzz Saw.. which sounds alot like dirty laundry (Don Henly)I lost my old 45, but I'd sure love to hear it again..hint
I still have mine. Remember the artwork on the sleeve? It had them all standing naked with appropriately place leaves in certain areas. Mark Volman is not a pretty man with his clothes on, let alone naked. :lol:
On_The_Beach wrote:
Like many covers, it only succeeds in making me want to hear the original.
ditto
Like many covers, it only succeeds in making me want to hear the original.
Lovely!
You can drop the vocals in this version and end up with a nice Cirque du Soleil instrumental!
great song given a new life..the flip side to this Turtles single was a tune called Buzz Saw.. which sounds alot like dirty laundry (Don Henly)I lost my old 45, but I'd sure love to hear it again..hint
dcdog wrote:
Actually, I think this was a Byrds song originally. All the versions are interesting, though.
Written by Clark & McGuinn, but released by The Turtles (1968) prior to The Byrds' release (1969).
Actually, I think this was a Byrds song originally. All the versions are interesting, though. Dave_Mack wrote:
That's because the SBsofL ripped the riff from the Turtles tune. That drooping (sloping? slooping?) string line is really the only good thing about these three songs.
Indeed.
Dianyla wrote:
This would segue nicely into "Never the Same" from the Supreme Beings of Leisure...
That's because the SBsofL ripped the riff from the Turtles tune. That drooping (sloping? slooping?) string line is really the only good thing about these three songs.
NorthernLad wrote:
"Scanners indicate that is an exact DNA replication of the original Turtles version."
:yes:
Gerry Marsden got a ferry across the Mersey, Ian Broudie surfs? I should cocoa!
"Scanners indicate that is an exact DNA replication of the original Turtles version."
Pretty good song. Btw, did you know they got their name from Prince's song "Rasberry Beret"?
hippiechick wrote:
Agreed!
Here I was trying to remember who did it first cause I liked it better then. Ah, the Turtles.
a pretty song. Listen to this when you are falling in love and it will never leave you.
Walrus_Gumbo wrote:
Like The Turtles version much better! They didn't add anything new to it. Why bother?
Agreed!
Like The Turtles version much better! They didn't add anything new to it. Why bother?
ROCKIN!
Boosiewolf wrote:
What a great cover--and great band to do it! The little sliding riff reminds me of the one in U2's "The Playboy Mansion."
yes, bingo! I'm a U2 fan but when I first listened POP in 1997 I immediatley think the same thing; lightning seeds done this one 1/2 years before
Nice groove.
:puke:
Boosiewolf wrote:
What a great cover--and great band to do it! The little sliding riff reminds me of the one in U2's "The Playboy Mansion."
Wait, aren't we supposed to pretend "Pop" never happened?
I just read that they are reforming and they're gonna tour.
Pretty good :music:
Exquisite.
tr0n2ooo wrote:
Does anyone else hear Morcheeba's "The Sea"?
Definitely agreed. I turned up my speakers thinking I was hearing Morcheeba. Similar cool and calming rhythm. I dig it.
This is so much like the original that it's spectacularly awful.
Dianyla wrote:
This would segue nicely into "Never the Same" from the Supreme Beings of Leisure...
I was just going to say that.
Opening bars, I thought it was Tom McRae's For the Restless... Nice song.
Does anyone else hear Morcheeba's "The Sea"?
ruthless wrote:
Here Here!!! I agree.
I concur!!!
crystalboy wrote:
:dance: Wow! Way cool Turtles cover! Follow it up with some Zappa era Flo and Eddie and we got something cooking!
Here Here!!! I agree.
I'm hearing something similar to a slight Cure sampling in this song... :rolleyes:
This would segue nicely into "Never the Same" from the Supreme Beings of Leisure...
Isn't it luvly to hear some Lightning Seeds at RP. They are a great band, with interesting tunes and the voice of the singer. Good music to make your day better! :whistle:
*groovin'* I think I like this...enough like the original to preserve what I liked about it, but just enough updated that it sounds fresh. :yes: */groovin'*
This is really a great cover, one of the few covers I like....they even sound a little like the original. Thumbs up!
:dance: Wow! Way cool Turtles cover! Follow it up with some Zappa era Flo and Eddie and we got something cooking!
Yet another FLAMING LIPS sound-alike! Not bad on its own. A6.
This is the wierdest thing I've heard in months. Not sure if I like it, but . . . it's unforgettable, give it that.
This is an old, but goodie. I like this remake. (The memories are even better.) I like it when people take the better tunes from our generation and find a bit of interest in the music. Thanks!
What a great cover--and great band to do it! The little sliding riff reminds me of the one in U2's "The Playboy Mansion."
I have always really liked the original AND I am a big fan of this cover version. I disagree that this version adds nothing to the original concept of the song. The electronic nuances of this version are subtle, but they really add to it. I also like the vocals.
I like the song, so my rating is skewed by that. But I wonder why this one was recorded. It doesn't really add anything to it that makes it worth listening to instead of the Turtles'. MT