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Swati — I'm on Fire
Album: Small Gods
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6.2

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Total ratings: 106








Released: 2007
Length: 4:19
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Nope. 
It looks to me this gal is under a lot of liquids and not fire :)
That_Jeff wrote:
That is the single worst Springsteen cover I have ever heard.

 
are you retarted?
 
Everybody in my mushrooming multitude of homeless camps loves this weird cover...  Bruce Springsteen turned 65 today...

here's another groovy weird one—

 
That is the single worst Springsteen cover I have ever heard.
 handyrae wrote:
She sounds bored and half asleep. 
 
Smoke got to her before the flames?
She sounds bored and half asleep. 
there is potential with he voice, but this is really lacking, there is no "desire" that Bruce captures so well. there is no longing and the attempts at times seems weak and apathetic.
No.
 kcar wrote:
I like Swati but got annoyed by the way she sort of mumbled out the ending. A little slow and draggy considering that the song's about heart-rendering passion. Will have to give it a listen again before passing final judgment. 

 
I agree.  She doesn't sound very concerned about being on fire.  I'm going with 3, just because it's my favorite Boss song, so I obviously like the song itself.  I think it'd still be a 3 if I sang it, too.
I'm usually more sympathetic to covers than most on RP seem to be, but I'd say this is a "not great" for me. Springsteen's version has a kinetic energy, a dirge-like movement to it, that's missing here. The angst is one of mental movement. When her version gets noisy it's more acceptable, but the quiet parts are too still.
It is really hard to barf up a good train song.  I have to give her credit for completely ruining what was simple.
 
I like a lot this interpretation...  Is his song originally from Ze Boss ?
 haretic wrote:
This cover is wonderful, the epitome of what a cover ought to be: an artist's unique and distinctive interpretation of a great and familiar song.
{#Meditate}

 
well said, I agree 100%
This cover is wonderful, the epitome of what a cover ought to be: an artist's unique and distinctive interpretation of a great and familiar song.
{#Meditate}
More coffee stat!
This is quite good. Soothing vibe
Loved that version..........play it again please

 
I like Swati but got annoyed by the way she sort of mumbled out the ending. A little slow and draggy considering that the song's about heart-rendering passion. Will have to give it a listen again before passing final judgment. 
{#Guitarist}  {#Fire}
I like this cover.

Hard to imagine it's been in the rotation since at least 2007 and not many have commented.
Better than the original by a long shot. She actually makes the song beautiful, as the lyrics demand.
small gods! :fire: i'm on fire! :hearteyes: just quietly!