All Time Worst Cover Songs

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61 Under Pressure - Smash Mouth (Queen/David Bowie)
62 Closer - Asking Alexandria (Nine Inch Nails)

This was an awesome cover.

The original beats this by 1000% - wrests

They just had to ruin a good song.

63 Basket Case - Avril Lavigne (Green Day)

She ruined one of the best Green Day's songs ever made. Gosh, she's not punk, she's pop. I don't get why do people call her the "princess of punk". - gothictomboy66

I cryed when I heard her sing this song it was greendays best works and she goes and ruins it for all

64 Faith - Limp Bizkit (George Michael)

Is there really anything worse than this? First of all, what the hell did Fred Durst do to the chorus? Not only that, but he changed the words of the song just to brag about himself. I didn't even care for the original that much, but this is a disgrace.

Rip me I actually like this cover - wrests

65 Smokin' in the Boys Room - Motley Crue (Brownsville Station)

This ain't bad, I never heard the original version till Motley Crue did it. I like Motley Crue

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66 Genie in a Bottle - Dove Cameron (Christina Aguilera)

She butchered the song... - NicholasYellow

WELL AT LEAST SHE REPLACED THE SEXUAL REFRENCE - hayden3009

67 Tainted Love - Marilyn Manson (Ed Cobb)
68 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine - Michael Buble (Lou Rawls)
69 House of the Rising Sun - Five Finger Death Punch (Clarence Ashley)

This is nothing of what the original song was. They clearly don't know what this song is about. Also, replacing New Orleans with Sin City, what the... - naFrovivuS

70 When a Man Loves a Woman - Michael Bolton (Percy Sledge)

This guy manages to oversing so badly that Mariah Carey would be jealous. The fact that his voice sounds like utter crap doesn't help. - Zach808

71 Reach-out - Hilary Duff (Depeche Mode)

The song was great until hilary duff ruined it

This isn't a cover, it's a sample of Personal Jesus.
But I do agree it sucks. - Swellow

72 Wonderwall - One Direction (Oasis)

Those tasteless idiots should not dare to cover any song by Oasis. Oasis deserves respect, not shame from some low-brow commercial pop band.

Why isn't 5sos - teenage dirtbag or pierce the veil - don't fear the reaper on here?

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73 True Faith - George Michael (New Order)

Ouch, George with autotune sounds terrible. - naFrovivuS

74 We Are Young - Little Mix (Fun) V 1 Comment
75 Against All Odds - Mariah Carey (Phil Collins)

Phil Collins is one of my heroes.

When I listen to this my faith in humanity just... What faith in humanity?

76 Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To) - Mariah Carey ( Diana Ross )
77 Your Song - Ellie Goulding (Elton John)
78 Fever - Beyonce (Little Willie John)
79 Crank That - I Set My Friends On Fire (Soulja Boy)

It's just the song but with screaming and growling instead.

80 Twist and Shout - Salt-N-Pepa (The Top Notes)
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