Top 10 Cover Songs Better Than the Original


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21 Hanging On the Telephone - Blondie
22 The Chain - Three Days Grace

Everything this band does is better than the original.

23 Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds

Should be third to hound dog and all along the watchtower

Debatible. in my opinion, this verson was more more innovative, while dylans verson was better - RecklessGreed

24 Phantom of the Opera - Nightwish
25 Big Yellow Taxi - Counting Crows
26 Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
27 Mad World - Michael Andrews
28 Tainted Love - Soft Cell
29 Dream On - Dio and Yngwie
30 You Can't Hurry Love - Phil Collins
31 Bad Company - Five Finger Death Punch

Best cover I've ever heard

32 Whiskey In the Jar - Thin Lizzy

Wait a minute, Thin Lizzy was the original!

No, Thin Lizzy version is a cover, too. The original is an Irish folk song. - Metal_Treasure

33 Velouria - Weezer (Pixies)
34 Yesterday - Kristian Kostov
35 Superstitious - Olly Murs
36 Should I Stay or Should I Go - Olly Murs

The Clash will always be the best one.

37 We Are the Champions - Robbie Williams

His voice is very well suited to this song, he does it justice.

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38 In the Air Tonight - Nonpoint
39 It's a Sin - Gamma Ray

Pet shop Boys went metal. Amazing cover. - Metal_Treasure

40 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Jackie Evancho

Jackie's version of this was beautiful, as was the setting where she performed it.

Believe in beautiful mermaids?

Paul would be very proud of this interpretation of his great song.

Jackie's version of this great S&G classic is superb.

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Top Remixes (17)

1. All Along the Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
2. Rosalie - Thin Lizzy
3. Hanging On the Telephone - Blondie
1. Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds
2. All Along the Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
3. Twist and Shout - The Beatles
1. Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
2. Mad World - Michael Andrews
3. Sweet Dreams - Marilyn Manson

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