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Lulise  (Level: 32.2 - Posts: 248)
Fri, 31st Mar '06 9:45 AM


Has anyone heard the new version of "Bette Davis Eyes"? Do you know the band that sings it? I tried to do a search on the song and 95% of the hits bring up the version by Kim Carnes. The other 5% are not new enough versions to be the one I am looking for. This version came out this year.

Geniuswaitress  (Level: 52.1 - Posts: 381)
Fri, 31st Mar '06 10:38 AM

Is it the version from the Duets soudtrack? That's a few years old, though.

Mrsgc  (Level: 10.0 - Posts: 231)
Fri, 31st Mar '06 1:02 PM

Kim Carnes (early 80's) - Bette Davis Eyes

2001 (I think) - Gwyneth Paltrow - Bette Davis Eyes - [From Album : Duets Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Terrbear424  (Level: 98.3 - Posts: 35)
Fri, 31st Mar '06 1:06 PM

Also Marcy Caldwell 2001.

Lulise  (Level: 32.2 - Posts: 248)
Fri, 31st Mar '06 4:39 PM

Nope, this is newer. 2006 maybe 2005. It's a guy singing it.

Bushyfox  (Level: 174.4 - Posts: 2403)
Sat, 1st Apr '06 12:51 AM

Bette Davis Eyes" Jackie DeShannon, 1974 Kim Carnes, 1981
Gwyneth Paltrow, 2000
Paris Hilton, 2004

Hopefully there is something in that for you? I also saw something about a guy named PD Harris 2005?
cheers, Bev

Pafork  (Level: 132.0 - Posts: 536)
Sat, 1st Apr '06 5:05 AM

Bette Davis Eyes...sung by Gwyneth Paltrow?

Have you tried

Tjwgct  (Level: 126.5 - Posts: 148)
Sat, 1st Apr '06 8:29 AM

On Napster I found a 2002 relese (that was dreadful by the way) by Marc Moreland Mess???

And when I say awful, I mean awful...

Lulise  (Level: 32.2 - Posts: 248)
Sat, 1st Apr '06 5:17 PM

I dunno who it is. It's a rock or pop rock version sung by a guy. It is still very new so I rarely hear it on the radio.

Tmj302  (Level: 53.5 - Posts: 129)
Tue, 4th Apr '06 11:32 PM

there is a group called Handsome Devil that did that song in 2001 - kind of a pop-punky type band. You can find sound clips for all versions of it on yahoo music.

Noncentz  (Level: 135.5 - Posts: 72)
Wed, 5th Apr '06 2:16 AM is a good source. I have to visit there a lot for my job.

Marc Moreland seems to be the only guy who has recorded it although there are some electronica versions. He was with Wall of Voodoo and sounds a bit like Lou Reed/Leonard Cohen/Bob Mould and the song is a bit more downbeat. It's on an album called Take It to the Spotlight.

Lulise  (Level: 32.2 - Posts: 248)
Wed, 5th Apr '06 10:05 AM

I just found it. The band is called Space Cadet. And they are from my state too! I had googled "Bette Davis Eyes" so many times. This time I googled "Bette Davis Eyes Remake". Who'd of thought one little word could make a difference.

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