For those of you out there who are looking for some fresh music, why not check out these cover songs for a new take on your already-faves?
“Can’t Help Falling in Love” – Ingrid Michaelson covering Elvis Presley
-Ingrid offers a compelling and delicate take on this crooner’s classic love song.
“Fell in Love with a Boy” – Joss Stone covering the White Stripes
-Joss really knows how to take things down a notch, in a good way!
“Everyday” – Fiona Apple covering Buddy Holly
-You can find this song on the recently released album “Rave On Buddy Holly” that includes Buddy Holly covers by a variety of wonderful artists.
“Your Song” – Ellie Goulding covering Elton John
-Ellie’s voice is great for this song, which as most of you probably know, has also been covered by actor Ewan McGregor in the popular movie “Moulin Rouge.”
“No One’s Gonna Love You” – Cee Lo Green covering Band of Horses
-Cee Lo’s voice is so different from Band of Horses, I just couldn’t help but put this song on the list!
“Pursuit of Happiness” – Lissie covering Kid Cudi
-Who would have thought?
“Where Is My Mind” – Trampled By Turtles covering The Pixies
-The Pixies meet Bluegrass.
But wait, there’s more! You can find a ton of cover songs videotaped by Chicago’s own A.V. Club. Search their Youtube channel for videos from their A.V. Undercover project, in which artists take a stab at originals from Otis Redding to M.I.A.