Flux Playlist: Covers

Originals are often the best, but sometimes a different artist’s take on a song can introduce a whole new layer of awesome to it. Here are some of our favorite songs that were created by someone else originally, but then got a makeover by another performer.


Sam

Beat It – Fall Out Boy (original by Michael Jackson)
I Kissed a Boy – Cobra Starship (“I Kissed a Girl” original by Katy Perry)

Jamie

Free Fallin’ – John Mayer (original by Tom Petty)
Mrs. Robinson – The Lemonheads (original by Simon & Garfunkel)

Rache’ll

Skinny Love – Birdy (original by Bon Iver)
Bittersweet Symphony – Ace Enders And A Million Different People (original by The Verve)

Marissa

Your Love – Fay Wolf (original by The Outfield)
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley (original by Leonard Cohen)

Aubrey

Hurt – Johnny Cash (original by Nine Inch Nails)
Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key – Billy Bragg (original by Wilco)

Emily

Don’t Stop the Music – The Bird and the Bee (original by Rihanna)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole (original by Judy Garland)

Whitney

Like A Rolling Stone – Jimi Hendrix and B.B. King (original by Bob Dylan)
All Along the Watchtower – Jimi Hendrix (original by Bob Dylan)

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