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The top 10 greatest covers

As lovers of classic music (and not only), we’ve never hidden our passion for covers. Here’s our favourite covers playlist.

We’ve intentionally omitted very well-known covers such as Nirvana’s version of David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World, the Fiona Apple’s heartbreaking cover of Across The Universe by the Beatles, unforgettable covers including Johnny Cash’s Hurt by Nine Inch Nails, Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, better performed by Jeff Buckley or the irreverent version of My Way by Sid Vicious…

 

Antony and the Johnsons – Crazy In Love (Aeon, 2009) by Beyonce (Dangerously in Love, 2003)
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Cat Power – Wonderwall (Peel’s Session, 2000) by Oasis (What’s the story Morning Glory?, 1995)
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Taken By Trees – Sweet Child O’ Mine (EP, 2009) by Guns N’ Roses (Appetite for Destruction, 1987)
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Jose Gonzalez – Teardrop (In Our Nature, 2007) by Massive Attack (Mezzanine, 1998)
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Nouvelle Vague – So Lonely (3, 2009) by the Police (Outlandos d’Amour, 1978)
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Chromatics – I’m On Fire (In the City, 2007) by Bruce Springsteen (Born in the U.S.A., 1984)
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The Tyde – Hang Up (Through the Wildress: a tribute to Madonna2007)
by Madonna (Confessions on a Dance Floor, 2005)
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The Boy Least Likely To – Faith (EP, 2007)  by George Micheal (Faith, 1987)
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Saint Etienne – Only Love Can Break Your Heart (Foxbase Alpha, 1991) by Neil Young (After the Gold Rush, 1970)
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Scissor Sisters – Confortably Numb (Scissor Sisters, 2004) by the Pink Floyd (The Wall, 1979)
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And we could go on for hours and hours, e.g.:

Schneider ™ – The Light 3000 by The Smiths

Lorde – Swingin Party by Replacements

Seu Jorge – Rock With You by Michael Jackson

Cake – I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

Cowboy Junkies – Sweet Jane by the Velvet Underground

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