The Difference
  • Damien Rice covers U2 ‘One’

    Bono and Damien Rice have dynamically different vocals. It's this dichotomy that makes Rice's gentle cover of U2's "One" for "Q" magazine so effective--you've got to love re-interpretations by polar opposites.

    In conjunction with the magazine's 25th birthday, U.K. music magazine "Q" is releasing a covers version of U2's 1991 album "Achtung Baby" in celebration of the classic album's 20th anniversary. With the phonetically spelled name "AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered," the album will bring together an impressive array of top musical talent like Rice, Jack White, Patti Smith, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, the Killers and many more, each giving their own spin on one of the "Achtung" tracks.

    The album is slated to be released October 25, but Damien Rice's cover of "One" was leaked onto the internet this week. Giving the song his signature sullenness, Rice trades Bono's vocals for a softer, acoustic take on the hit single. Judging from Rice's emotive cover and the list of artists expected on the

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  • Five memorable pop covers

    The all-star performers at the Clinton Foundation Concert have inspired pros and amateurs to cover their hit tunes. Here, a quick rundown on some of the most memorable covers of the past few years.

    Rock legend Johnny Cash passed away in 2003, and will always be remembered for his iconic voice, lyrics and all around coolness. But not even the man in black was above performing a cover tune every now and then. One of his best (in our humble opinion) was his version of U2's "One" from "Achtung Baby."

    Sixth grader Greyson Michael Chance performed Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" at his middle school performance night. A bold choice, but Greyson hushed any doubters. He brought down the house and racked up millions of clicks for his online video.

    Few Lady Gaga covers have been as rockin' as this version of "Telephone."  This cover is performed with great humor and showmanship by our brave men in uniform.

    Beyoncé isn't scheduled to perform at the Clinton concert, but we'd be remiss if we didn't

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  • President Clinton turned 65 this year and you're invited to the party. Save yourself a front-row seat for "A Decade of Difference" concert. The celebration will honor Clinton's big birthday, and the Clinton Foundation's accomplishments over its past 10 years in operation.

    The show will stream live exclusively on Yahoo! from location at the Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl. Tune in right here on Saturday, October 15 at 10 pm ET/7 pm PT.

    Find out the latest on the "Decade of Difference" concert Facebook page, and RSVP to save the date.

    Then plan to rock out to performances from megastars Lady Gaga, Usher, Juanes, Kenney Chesney, K'naan, the Edge, Bono, and more.

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