Cover Me: 15 Amazing Cover Songs You Should Know About

Famous Amazing Cover Songs Must Know

The thing about cover songs is, they can knock the wind out of you with their greatness, or they can leave you feeling utterly disappointed, because who in their right mind would do something so terrible to a classic song?! For every popular song, there are hundreds of covers, but it take something really special to make you want to listen to a cover, over the original version. We won't go so far as to say that these 15 tracks are better than the og, but they are beautiful pieces of artistry in their own right, and should definitely respected.

First Aid Kit - Play With Fire

Obadiah Parker - Hey Ya

Miley Cyrus - Jolene

TV on the Radio - Mr. Grieves

Tori Amos - Angie

Lea DeLaria - Modern Love

Lake Street Dive - I Want You Back

Nouvelle Vague - Heart of Glass

White Denim - Just Dropped In

Parra for Cuva - Wicked Games

Kate Nash - I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend

The Bangles - Hazy Shade of Winter

TV Carpio - I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Poolside - Harvest Moon

Johnny Cash - Personal Jesus

Britt Daniel - Run Through The Jungle

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