The Veer Union – ‘Monster’ (Shawn Mendes & Justin Bieber Cover)

Almost exactly a year ago we featured Jedward’s John Grimes’ cover of the Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber single, ‘Monster’. Now we bring you another take on the song, by The Veer Union. Unlike John’s rendition, which saw him sing accompanied only by his acoustic guitar, and indeed, the original song, which was a dance pop number – in the hands of The Veer Union, and featuring Late Night Savior & Stealing Eden, the song is shaken from its pop foundations and given a more punk, almost heavy metal treatment. 

Every Pure Intention Ends When The Good Times Start: John Grimes Of #Jedward Releases Exquisite Acoustic Cover Of #EdSheeran’s #BadHabits

It’s been a long time coming, but finally the ‘Bad Habits’ cover I’ve been waiting for has arrived! John Grimes, one half of Irish duo Jedward, has tonight released his acoustic guitar version of Ed Sheeran’s recent single – and it’s just awesome.

John Grimes Of #Jedward Shows That Puddle Of Mudd Song ‘Blurry’ Is Just As Relevant Today As When It Was First Released In 2001.

Jedward’s John Grimes once again pours his heart and soul into an acoustic cover – this time it’s the 2001 Puddle Of Mudd classic, ‘Blurry’.

#Jedward’s John Grimes Releases Heartbreakingly Soulful Acoustic Guitar Cover Of Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Someone You Loved’

Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, John Grimes of Jedward has been entertaining fans and followers with his gorgeous acoustic guitar covers, on an average of about 2 a month. His latest is a cover of Lewis Capaldi’s song, ‘Someone You Loved’, which the Scottish singer released in early 2019, probably best known for its music video featuring his distant relation, Peter Capaldi.

Some Peoplе Come In Your Life For A Reason: #Jedward’s John Grimes Releases Stunning Instagram Exclusive Cover Of Justin Bieber’s ‘Lifetime’

If you’ve listened to John Grimes’ acoustic covers over the years, you may have noticed that he’s covered Justin Bieber’s songs more than any other artist, with him appearing 3 times in the past year alone. We’re certainly not complaining; Justin’s songs fit well lyrically, and sonically they suit John’s vocals perfectly. So tonight, we were very pleased when John uploaded a new cover to the Jepicpics Instagram account, and it was another Bieber song – this time his new single, ‘Lifetime’, from his ‘Justice’ album.

‘Fast Car’: John Grimes Of Jedward Puts His Own Stamp On The Tracy Chapman Classic With Acoustic Guitar Cover

You’ll know the song, even if you don’t know who originally sang it. A fast song about getting away from it all, ‘Fast Car’ was written by Tracy Chapman and released way back in 1988. Since then it’s been covered no fewer than 15 times, by artists such as Birdy, Boyce Avenue, Justin Bieber, Jonas Blue, Sam Smith, Passenger…the list is seemingly endless, with each the track their own flavour. And now it’s John Grimes’s turn, with his acoustic guitar cover, which he’s released as an IGTV exclusive.

#Jedward’s John Grimes Gives Oasis Classic ‘Stop Crying Your Heart Out’ An Acoustic Guitar Makeover In New Cover

If you’ve only just caught up with Jedward recently because of their consistently on point political tweets, or if you’ve only just discovered them, here’s a reminder that they make damned fine music as well. Not content to just sit back and let their incredible 2019 fourth album, ‘Voice Of A Rebel’ (all 22 songs of which they wrote and produced) do the work, John has over the past few years also released a series of acoustic guitar covers, showcasing his own musical and vocal talents outside of Jedward.

Bonnie Spencer Releases Her Latest Single, ‘Oh Na Na’ ft. Low Gee

Out today 17 February, Bonnie Spencer brings the good vibes with her re-imagining of an old demo track, ‘Oh Na Na’. The song sees Bonnie joined by fellow Irish artist Low Gee in a feel-good rendition, with sound engineer Shortcut spicing it all up.

#Jedward Bask In The Afterglow With Ed Sheeran Gift And Acoustic Cover Duet

It’s a question a lot of us have to ask, when it comes to selecting Christmas gifts for others – what do you get that they can’t already get themselves? People in the entertainment industry are no different, but it would appear Ed Sheeran has hit the nail on the head this year when it came to choosing a present for his good friends John and Edward Grimes, aka Jedward.

John Grimes Shows His Perspective On New Justin Bieber And Shawn Mendes Collab, ‘Monster’ With His Acoustic Guitar Cover

Fame at a young age can have a dramatic effect on a person, a fact to which Justin Bieber, and fellow Canadian and former child star, Shawn Mendes, can certainly attest. The pair last month released their collaborative single, ‘Monster’, in which they recount the roller coaster ride each has been through, the highs and lows of being hot and then not – and what it does to one’s mental health and well-being.

Rising Star Katie Kittermaster Releases ‘ Every Breath You Take’ And Answers A Few Questions For Essentially Pop

Katie Kittermaster is a singer songwriter from Kent who has recently been making real waves. This year would have been a very busy one with live dates a plenty in her own right and as a supporting act for some substantiated names in the industry. She toured with a recent interviewee of mine, Lucy Spraggan, and is about to release her new single, a cover of the classic ‘Every Breath You Take’. I was lucky enough to be able to ask her a few questions about what she’s been up to, the single and the sumptuous backdrop of the video to accompany it. Katie’s version of the song comes from a different place to the original and works beautifully. 

Darling Don’t Be Afraid: John Grimes Of Jedward Releases Emotional Acoustic Cover Of Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’

First released in 2011, for the film ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1’, Christina Perri’s song, ‘A Thousand Years’ has long been on the soundtrack of lovers all over the world. It’s also a favourite of John Grimes, one half of Irish duo Jedward, who has now released a gorgeously emotional acoustic cover of the song.

So Fucking Lonely: Jedward’s John Grimes Makes Justin Bieber’s Song His Own

John Grimes of Jedward has tonight released an acoustic cover of ‘Lonely’, originally by Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco. Singing as he plays his acoustic guitar, John faces the camera directly, making the verses and choruses his own. Like Justin Bieber, John and his twin brother Edward, started their music careers as teenagers, and know only too well how it feels to be a household name, trapped, as it were, in a gilded cage, always watched, and not knowing who to turn to, who to trust.

Allegra Innovates During ‘Everything I Wanted’ Cover

Teen superstar Allegra innovates when it comes to putting her own stamp on cover versions. Never one to be content with the obvious choices, during her cover for ‘Everything I Wanted’, Allegra uses de-tuned guitars and has them percussively played using a timpani mallet.

Maid In Manhattan, Covered In Dublin: Jedward’s John Grimes Records Stunning Cover Of Daniel Bedingfield’s ‘If You’re Not The One’

With a falsetto to die for, Jedward’s John Grimes today released a stunning cover of Daniel Bedingfield’s song, ‘If You’re Not The One’. The track was originally recorded for the 2002 film, ‘Maid In Manhattan, which starred Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, and Natasha Richardson.

The Year Flies By As Jedward’s John Grimes Covers Green Day’s ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’

Covering the Green Day classic, ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’, Jedward’s John Grimes adds a further poignancy to the already moving song.

You Don’t Know How Lovely You Are: John Grimes’s Cover Of ‘The Scientist’ Breathes New Life Into Coldplay Classic

Originally from their 2002 album, ‘A Rush Of Blood To The Head’, and featuring on the soundtrack for the film, ‘Wicker Park’, as well as a number of tv shows, Coldplay’s song, ‘The Scientist’, is well-known, and has been covered over the years by many people, including Miley Cyrus, the cast of ‘Glee’, and even Willie Nelson.

It’s All About Feelings: John Grimes Covers Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’

No slouch when it comes to having a wide repertoire of songs up his sleeve, John Grimes of Jedward today dropped a very fine acoustic guitar cover of the Mazzy Star song, ‘Fade Into You’.

It’s Hard – John Grimes Covers Michele Morrone Song From Netflix 365 Days

John Grimes of Jedward has done it again, with a gorgeous acoustic interpretation of the hit song, ‘Hard For Me’, from Netflix’s ‘365 Days’.

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Kadeema Pay Homage To Elton John In Their Interpretation Of His Classic Hit ‘I’m Still Standing’

Kadeema take the Elton John classic, ‘I’m Still Standing’, and turn it completely upside down and inside out – and you know what? It rocks!

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