One of my favorite songs ever is Dust in the Wind by Kansas.
I’ll always remember Halo 3 because of it, that’s for sure. That commercial made me want that game really bad!
So anyway, I heard the song come up on XM Radio the other day, and I was interested in seeing what kind of cover songs there are, and it turns out there are quite a few interesting ones.
There are also a ton of regular plain non-interesting ones too, but I tried to gather up the most original covers. Check ’em out below.
Interface – Dust in the Wind
Here’s your standard electronica version. If you like techo, you’ll probably like this song. I thought it was ok, but I’m not really into this kind of techno music.
Metalium – Dust in the Wind
When I first saw the name of this band, I was thinking they were heavy metal so I was excited to hear this cover, but it turns out that this is just a plain cover of the song. Nothing special here, as far as I can tell. I would love to hear a metal version if anyone knows of one though.
Daughter Darling – Dust in the Wind
Here’s a catchy, pop style version of the song sung by female vocalists. I thought it was an interesting take on the song. I enjoyed it and I like their version of the violin solo.
Gabriel & Dresden – Dust in the Wind
Here’s another electronica version. I actually like this techno sound much better than the first version I posted. I really like this one and it’s probably my favorite cover of them all.
Sasha and Shawna – Dust in the Wind
This version is another one sung by a female vocalist. I thought it felt extremely calming. I couldn’t find a video to this version though, so you can listen to it over at Songza.
Pensando en ti by Mago de Oz
This is a cover from the Spanish band, Mago de Oz. It’s a cover of the song, although they have changed the name to Pensando en ti, which means “thinking of you.” I thought it was great hearing Dust in the Wind in Spanish.