Is it possible to link from the Beatles to any other band or artist in the world in only five steps? There is only one way to find out. This one links from the Beatles to Boom Shaka in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – Here Comes The Sun
The George Harrison penned song Here Comes The Sun was featured on the Beatles album Abbey Road. It has been covered many times over the years, including one version by Steve Harley!
2. Steve Harley – Come Up And See Me (Make Me Smile)
A year previous to covering the George Harrison penned Here Comes The Sun, Steve Harley, with his Cockney Rebels, scored their one and only UK number one hit with this song, reaching the top spot in February 1975. It was later covered by Erasure.
3. Erasure – Breathe
The mid to late 1980’s may well have been the heyday for Erasure but that didn’t stop them from scoring a number 4 hit in the UK charts with this song as late as 2005! This song shares a title with the following song.
4. U2 – Breathe
This U2 song featured on their 2009 album No Line On The Horizon. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that U2 have covered, and plenty of their songs that others have covered – like the following song.
5. Boom Shaka – Sunday Bloody Sunday
The Boom Shaka cover version of the U2 song Sunday Bloody Sunday can be found on the 2005 album Fertile Ground.