Top 10 Cover Songs that Change the Genre of the Original


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61 Dream a Little Dream of Me - Blind Guardian

The original is from 1931 (by Ozzie Nelson). The cover has a metal vibe to it. - Metal_Treasure

62 Rock Me Amadeus - Edguy

Falco metal cover but they didn't change the original very much - they just played it as power metal song, on metal instruments. - Metal_Treasure

63 Valhalla - Heaven Shall Burn

Blind Guardian power metal classic as melodic death metal, with additional clean vocals by original singer Hansi Kürsch - Metal_Treasure

64 Stripped - Rammstein

Cover by Rammstein of one of my favourite Depeche Mode songs. - Lotuscandy

65 Rock Around the Clock - Telex
66 Baby One More Time - Dweezil and Ahmet Zappa
67 Emotionally Yours - The O'Jays

A gospel-like rendition of a Bob Dylan song. Excellent! - Billyv

68 Funky Town - Treponem Pal

When disco meets french industrial rock. There will probably be no sample for this one, but it's on youtube. - Lotuscandy

69 The Beat Goes On - The All Seeing I

Electro acid jazz version of Sonny & Cher's song. - Lotuscandy

70 Barbie Girl - Axel Boys Quartet
71 Oops!...I Did It Again - Max Raabe & Das Palast Orchester
72 Like a Virgin - Big Daddy
73 Walk Like an Egyptian - The Puppini Sisters
74 Dancing with Myself - Nouvelle Vague
75 It's My Life - Paul Anka

Cover of Bon Jovi's song. From his album Rock Swings, which contains swing jazz covers of popular rock and pop songs from the 1980s and 1990s. - Lotuscandy

76 Personal Jesus - Johnny Cash
77 Redemption Song - Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros

Okay, this one doesn't change that much from the original, could we say he added a punk/rock feel to it? Of course, I also love the original, but wanted to add this one somewhere! - Lotuscandy

78 Jolene - The White Stripes
79 Suspicious Minds - Miss Kittin & the Hacker

Elvis meets French electroclash. - Lotuscandy

80 Poupée de Cire - Wizo
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