Song of the day: Marykate O’Neil – "Get Down"

It’s been a while since I played you some pure, unadulterated Bubblegummy pop (well, not since December last year).

To correct this awfulness, here’s thoroughly modern musician Marykate O’Neil giving an old 70’s pop hit a new lick of musical paint:

Marykate O’Neil – “Get Down (2002)

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The huge advantage of playing you that cover version is this: it gives me the perfect excuse to play you the original, which I adore more than you could possible know:

Gilbert O’Sullivan – “Get Down (1973)

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Marykate O’Neil official website
Marykate O’Neil on Facebook
Marykate O’Neil on MySpace

Gilbert O’Sullivan official website
Gilbert O’Sullivan on Facebook
Gilbert O’Sullivan on MySpace

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One Response to Song of the day: Marykate O’Neil – "Get Down"

  1. fitzall says:

    One of Gilbert O'Sullivans' (hope the “'” is in the right place!) best. Had 3 of his albums in the 70s & all good.

    He started out in the late 60s as Ray O'Sullivan … guess the name change to Gilbert was catchier. Have sent you one of Rays songs. Don't know when it was recorded but it was released in 1972

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