How do musicians realize that the world of music is their world? You would see an upcoming artiste staying true to that dream, even when the chances of succeeding is liken to putting a needle in a haystack. You just have to wonder…
People discover their talents by doing what successful people are already doing successfully. If I am able to replicate a drawing or a dance or even act like someone, I know that my talent and passion is falling along that line.
For musicians, learning how to recreate a song and still make it appealing to a wider listernship is a skill many musicians lack. A song cover is the remix or redo of a particular song in a way that it becomes your sound while still having elements of the original because at the end of the day, you are not the original.
Covers bring out the creativity in people. Through covers, upcoming artistes discovered their ears for good sound, talent for mixing songs, and how people feel about their style.
People may not really appreciate an original song as much as they would appreciate covers. First, they already know the song you are singing a cover to. They know what to expect and how to criticize or commend you. The original song is the scoreboard that is used to screen your performance.
Some artistes are just lucky and blessed to drop an original song that the world will accept and appreciate. Many artists had to start with a cover. Talk about; Simi who did covers for many songs including Bruno Mars grenade and Beyoncé halo, Adekunle Gold scooped his fans with Sade but did you know that the song was a cover of One Direction’s Story of my Life? Even Banky W did a cover of Rihanna’s Umbrella. You should check out Ash’s cover of Burna boy’s On the Low.
So, before diving into the industry with your own sound, introduce yourself to the world with a cover. Let them feel your range, your ability and your potential. When you come out with an original, it’s gonna be a hit back to back. Test your range and do a cover today.