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First of all, sorry if it's been already posted or is the wrong section.


Is Muse's 'Feeling Good' Really The Best Cover Version Ever?


By Luke Lewis


Posted on 22/09/10 at 11:30:47 am




lukeblogpic.JPG Muse's online fan army has spoken - again. We recently ran a poll to find out the best and worst cover versions ever recorded. And now the results are in.

So... what do you make of the lists? Any ludicrous oversights?


The 10 best cover versions, as voted by NME.COM users:


1. Muse - 'Feeling Good'

2. The Beatles - 'Twist And Shout'

3. Johnny Cash - 'Hurt'

4. Jimi Hendrix - 'Hey Joe'

5. Nirvana - 'Where Did You Sleep Last Night'

6. The Clash - 'I Fought The Law'

7. Jeff Buckley - 'Hallelujah'

8. Jimi Hendrix - 'All Along The Watchtower'

9. Marvin Gaye - 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine'

10. The White Stripes - 'I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself'

And the 10 worst:

1. Britney Spears - 'I Love Rock 'N' Roll'

2. Ronan Keating - 'Fairytale of New York'

3. Celine Dion - 'You Shook Me All Night Long'

4. Take That - 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'

5. M People - 'Itchycoo Park'

6. Robbie Williams - 'Song 2'

7. Will Young - 'Light My Fire'

8. Madonna - 'American Pie

9. Limp Bizkit - 'Faith'

10. Mark Ronson - 'No One Knows'

Source also here



Do you all agree?

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Nirvana - The Man Who Sold The World

Johnny Cash - In My Life

Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower

Daniel Johnston - I Saw Her Standing There

Antony & The Johnsons - Crazy In Love

Eels - Living Life

Aphex Twin - Heroes

The Fall - Victoria

CocoRosie - Turn Me On

The White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself



Feeling Good - Muse

Stop Me - Mark Ronson

Valerie - Mark Ronson

Just - Mark Ronson

The Only One I Know - Mark Ronson

Pistol of Fire - Mark Ronson

No One Knows - Mark Ronson

Pretty Green - Mark Ronson

My Generation - Hillary Duff

Anarchy In The UK - Motley Crue

No Surprises - Regina Spektor

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