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And so, after 10 years as a covers-only unit, we're reinventing ourselves as an originals band. God help us.
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I play in several bands, from tributes, to covers, to originals. There is always room for both, but perhaps less room for the original stuff, sadly.....
Though in fairness, I've played quite a few venues where they either like, want or tolerate original material - and those venues and crowds ARE out there. Trick is, finding them, together with appealing to the masses who want covers..... and winning them over.
A few covers, to get people singing & humming along, and tapping their feet or dancing, is no bad thing and handy to have in your repertoire.
Perhaps what you're really tired of, is the same covers or the same genres of covers? Seek out interesting / different covers and try a few