One of the few drawbacks to the boom in online music is that it means that we get fewer chances to look at outstanding album covers. Will there ever again be classic album artwork like this for us to spend hours looking at in our bedrooms?
Before we get started, please be warned that this list is of the Top 10 Cover Songs That Improve On The Original. Do not be mislead. This list will not contain All Saints covering “Under the Bridge,” The Corrs covering Fleetwood Mac or the latest X-Factor finalist miming whatever heartfelt love song they decide on this year.
So, to be clear, you will not see “These Boots Are Made For Walkin,” the mindless, over-sexified Jessica Simpson version.
Why the hell is there a sacrilegious salsa beat in the verse? Kill me. [Read more…]