The Best Cover Songs of 2010

This year saw quite a few bands taking cracks at covers of songs both new and old. From bare bones beautiful interpretations of The Smashing Pumpkins, Miike Snow, and LCD Soundsystem to full on genre flipping of Jay-Z and Justice, to a different blend of herbs and spices on Band of Horses and Beyoncé, it’s clear that there is no magic formula to a great cover. These are the one’s I loved the most this past year. You?

10. ♫ ceo – Halo (Beyoncé Cover)

9. ♫ Jackson Harris – Empire State Of Mind (Jay-Z cover)

8. ♫ Matisyahu – Use Somebody (Kings of Leon cover w/ beatboxing)

7. ♫ Hawa – D.A.N.C.E. (Justice Cover)

6. ♫ Telephoned – O.N.E. (Yeasayer x Gyptian cover)

5. ♫ Passion Pit – Tonight, Tonight (Smashing Pumpkins cover)

4. ♫ Sky Ferreira – Animal (Miike Snow cover)

3. ♫ Hugo – 99 Problems (Jay-Z Cover)

2. ♫ Cee Lo Green – No One’s Gonna Love You (Band Of Horses cover)

1. ♫ Stephen Francis – All My Friends (LCD Soundsystem cover)

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31 replies
  1. Whitey
    Whitey says:

    I like the Stephen Francis cover of All My Friends but I think the Franz Ferdinand version is funkier!

  2. Brandon @ TBE
    Brandon @ TBE says:

    Yeah, I hear ya, but to me the FF cover just sounds like FF covering LCD. Nothing fresh is happening. Francis flips the song into a whole nother animal. At least to me!

  3. wantto12.blogspot.com
    wantto12.blogspot.com says:

    Barbara´s version of Pursuit of Happiness is just magic. Also, Javier Dunn´s version of Miike Snow´s Animal is great! Keep up the good work, I like your stuff!

  4. Kristyn
    Kristyn says:

    Your Best of 2010 song list was what I most looked forward to in 2011. Thanks for introducing me to The Dance Party, Miike Snow, Das Racist, The Rural Alberta Advantage, and so many more.

  5. Kristyn
    Kristyn says:

    Your Best of 2010 song list was what I most looked forward to in 2011. Thanks for introducing me to The Dance Party, Miike Snow, Das Racist, The Rural Alberta Advantage, and so many more.

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