Top 10 Cover Songs that Change the Genre of the Original


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21 Ayo Technology - Milow

This version by the Belgic singer was actually much more successful over here than the original, and I am sure most people don't even know it's a cover, while most people over here should know this song. - Martin_Canine

50 Cent as indie pop. - Martin_Canine

22 Symphony of Destruction - Hellsongs

A very smooth and playful Megadeth cover. - Metal_Treasure

23 Gin and Juice - The Gourds

Snoop Dogg was transformed. - Metal_Treasure

24 Seasons in the Abyss - Hellsongs
25 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Apocalyptica

Metallica cover (classical style instrumental, on cellos) - Metal_Treasure

26 Symphony of Destruction - Primitivity

Megadeth cover (classical style instrumental) - Metal_Treasure

27 The Bard's Song - Camille and Kennerly

Blind Guardian classic ballad on harp twins (instrumental). - Metal_Treasure

28 The Trooper - Hellsongs
29 The Trooper - Vitamin String Quartet
30 Gates of Babylon - Flametal

Flamenco style Rainbow cover - Metal_Treasure

31 Comfortably Numb - Scissor Sisters

Pink Floyd went disco. - Martin_Canine

32 Hello - Northern Kings

Lionel Richie's ballad as fast rock/metal. - Metal_Treasure

33 Moonlight Shadow - Missing Heart

Mike Oldfield went trance. - Martin_Canine

34 I Just Died in Your Arms - Northern Kings
35 Rock Me Amadeus - Die Toten Hosen

Falco went German punk (I'm specifically writing German punk so that people don't argue with this not being punk). - Martin_Canine

36 Smoke on the Water - Six Feet Under

This cover should be called: "Deep Purple: A complete transformation cover" - Metal_Treasure

37 The Beautiful People - The Bosshoss

Marilyn Manson went country. - Martin_Canine

38 Fear of the Dark - Camille and Kennerly

Iron Maiden on harp twins (instrumental) - Metal_Treasure

39 Womanizer - The All-American Rejects

Britney Spears transformed - Metal_Treasure

40 Oops!...I Did It Again - Children of Bodom

Britney Spears with death metal growls - Metal_Treasure

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