x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Best and worst covers

The 10 best and 10 worst song covers.

Tainted Love Soft Cell, 1981 (Gloria Jones, 1964) All Along the Watchtower Jimi Hendrix Experience, 1968 (Bob Dylan, 1967) Valerie Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse, 2007 (The Zutons, 2006) The Man Who Sold the World Nirvana, 1993 (David Bowie, 1970) Twist and Shout The Beatles, 1963 (The Isley Brothers, 1960) Hallelujah Jeff Buckley 1993 (Leonard Cohen, 1984) Hurt Johnny Cash, 2002 (Nine Inch Nails, 1994) Walk This Way Run-DMC and Aerosmith, 1986 (Aerosmith, 1975) Respect Aretha Franklin, 1967 (Otis Redding, 1965) Heartbeats José Gonzalez, 2003 (The Knife, 2003)

American Pie Madonna, 2000 (Don McLean, 1972) You Shook Me All Night Long Celine Dion, 2002 (AC/DC, 1980) Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds William Shatner, 1968 (The Beatles, 1967) (Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay

Michael Bolton, 1988 (Otis Redding, 1967) Behind Blue Eyes Limp Bizkit, 2003 (The Who, 1971) Light My Fire Will Young, 2002 (The Doors, 1966) How Soon Is Now? Tatu, 2002 (The Smiths 1984) Sweet Child o' Mine Sheryl Crow, 1999 (Guns N' Roses, 1987) Fell In Love With a Boy Joss Stone, 2003 (White Stripes 2001) Fairytale of New York Ronan Keating and Moya Brennan, 2000 (The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, 1987)