Best Cover Songs

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221 Uptown Girl - Westlife (Billy Joel)
222 Yesterday - Ray Charles (The Beatles)

I can't believe it's not on the list! The cover is so much better than the original, after listening to this version I finally understood what is the song about.

Way better than the original! Much more sad and dramatic than The Beatles version. Ray Charles really expresses the meaning of the lyrics. - saaarsdej

223 Mandy - Westlife (Barry Manilow)
224 The Best - Tina Turner (Bonnie Tyler)
225 When a Blind Man Cries - Metallica (Deep Purple)

Best cover song of 2012 done by Metallica

226 Creep - Korn (Radiohead)
227 Wonderwall - Ed Sheeran (Oasis)

I wish people would stop calling ed the ginger jesus. I mean, Jesus wasnt that good.

228 Bus Stop - Francis Magalona & Ely Buendia (The Hollies)
229 Can't Take My Eyes Off of You - Muse (Frankie Vallie)

Great cover, I'd say it was better than the original.

230 Needles and Pins - The Ramones (The Searchers)

Should be higher. Both versions were very good. - zxm

What about The Dave Clark Five?

Dave Clark 5 Never recorded the song, an The Searcher's version is a cover of Jackie DeShannon's Original

231 Diamonds - Any Given Day (Rihanna)
232 I'm Sexy and I Know It - Noah Guthrie (LMFAO)

Absolutely love this versions! It makes you forget how the original goes!

233 Suspicious Minds - Robbie Williams (Elvis Presley)
234 Angel - Jackie Evancho (Sarah McLachlan)
235 Heart Full of Pride - Gimp Fist (Perkele)

Better than the original!

236 Royals - Bruce Springsteen (Lorde)
237 Girlfriend - Zebrahead (Avril Lavigne)
238 Landslide - Smashing Pumpkins (Fleetwood Mac) V 1 Comment
239 Take on Me - Ninja Sex Party (A-Ha)
240 Thunderstruck - Steve N Seagulls (AC/DC)
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