Does it matter more WHAT is being sung, or HOW it's being sung?

I was just listening to Steven Wilson's cover of Alanis Morissette's Thank You, and it hit me so hard, but Alanis' did nothing for me, and I know it's Steven Wilson's voice that does it for me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4MAvwwhiPE&feature=related (listen to it, it's... show more I was just listening to Steven Wilson's cover of Alanis Morissette's Thank You, and it hit me so hard, but Alanis' did nothing for me, and I know it's Steven Wilson's voice that does it for me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4MAvwwhi...
(listen to it, it's amazing!)

So much does it matter to you how something is sung as opposed to what is being sung?

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