Cover Friday: Baz Qureshi

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Kim Wilde has released many songs during her career. Some of them have been covered by other artists. On Cover Friday, Wilde Life presents cover versions of Kim Wilde songs. This week: Baz Qureshi.

'I'd like the single to go Top 10, but I'd be happy with Top 20'. The single was a cover of Mandy Smith's 'Positive reaction', the artist was Baz (full name: Shehbaz Qureshi), in an article in The Guardian back in 2005. 12 years later, the only trace of this single is a CDR promo, featuring six remixes of the track.

Baz made a name for himself among Kim Wilde fans by releasing part of a cover of 'You came' on his short-lived website at the time. It was one of the tracks he'd recorded hoping to land a record deal. The quest didn't end gloriously: he never landed the deal and didn't achieve the success in music he was hoping for.

You can listen to Baz's version of 'You came' here