Top 10 Cover Songs that Change the Genre of the Original

This list is about covers that offer interesting crossovers.

The Top Ten

1 Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - Yngwie J. Malmsteen

ABBA went metal. I love this cover. - Metal_Treasure

2 Billie Jean - Chris Cornell

One of the best covers that change the genre. - Metal_Treasure

3 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Tori Amos

Tori Amos never cease to surprise me. - Metal_Treasure

4 Nothing Else Matters - Gregorian

Metallica song is made in Gregorian chant style. - Metal_Treasure

5 I Will Survive - Cake

Orig. by Gloria Gaynor - Metal_Treasure

6 Master of Puppets - Wisecräcker

Metallica never sounded happier - ska is the key! - Metal_Treasure

7 Run to the Hills - Hellsongs

This is a very soft Iron Maiden but I heard the lyrics better, haha. - Metal_Treasure

8 Raining Blood - Tori Amos

This is Slayer. Don't argue... - Metal_Treasure

9 I Should Be So Lucky - Northern Kings

A happy Kylie Minogue song went kinda doom metal. - Metal_Treasure

10 97' Bonnie & Clyde - Tori Amos

The Contenders

11 Aces High - Flametal

Iron Maiden's got a Spanish flamenco vibe. It isn't the most typical approach to Iron Maiden but I like this cover. - Metal_Treasure

12 Wrecking Ball - August Burns Red

Miley Cyrus dressed in metalcore. - Metal_Treasure

13 The Unforgiven - Gregorian

Metallica as Gregorian chant. - Metal_Treasure

14 Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Emily Browning

Eurythmics went surreal and haunting. - Martin_Canine

15 Engel - Annett Louisan

Rammstein as chanson. - Martin_Canine

16 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Vitamin String Quartet

Iron Maiden cover (classical style instrumental) - Metal_Treasure

17 All Along the Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
18 What a Wonderful World - Joey Ramone

Cover of Louis Armstrong's classic. - Lotuscandy

19 Light My Fire - Shirley Bassey
20 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Devo
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