My favourite thing about YouTube (and its ilk) is folk sitting in their living room, or bedroom playing cover versions of songs I love. Not always great covers but the very fact that they chose to cover a song I love makes them special - and often they're not too damn bad...

One of my all time faves (and one that I've blogged about before is this awesome steel pan version of tugboat...

Hers's MsPennyCandy's take on Decomposing Trees (she's also covered Oblivious and Leave The Planet.

Earlier in the week I came across this cover of Damon & Naomi's Laika (and there aren't too many D&N covers on YouTube so that was a treat.

And of course there's this great video of Ira and Georgia doing the YouTube thing 15 years before YouTube existed!

I love living in the future!