Top 50 Cover Songs of 2014 (50-26)

I'm not Melvin, but this picture is dope.

I’m not Melvin, but this picture is dope.















I’m expanding my favourite cover songs list of 2014 to 50 songs from the 40 it was last year, as 2014 saw a tonne of great, fresh takes on songs, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t link to as many of them as possible. Without any more preamble, here’s the list of My 50 Favourite Cover Songs of 2014:

(Original artist is in parentheses.)

Bonus cover:

KRNFX – Get Lucky (from 2013)


50. Jarvis Cocker – The Power Of Love (Celine Dion)


49. Bill Patton – Jenny From The Block (Jennifer Lopez)


48. Papertwin – Revelator (Gillian Welch)


47. James Vincent McMorrow – West Coast (Lana Del Rey)


46. Asgeir – Heart Shaped Box (Nirvana)


45. Mo – Say You’ll Be There (Spice Girls)


44. Lorde – Don’t Tell ‘Em (Jeremih)


43. The Holidays – Is This How You Feel? (The Preatures)


42. Cloud Control – Dammit (Blink 182)


41. John Mayer – XO (Beyonce)


40. Indiana – Ready For Your Love (Gorgon City)


39. Janelle Monae – Simple Irresistible (Robert Palmer)


38. Lucius – Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Tears For Fears)


37. Panic! At The Disco – Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)


36. Miley Cyrus – Why Do You Only Call Me When You’re High (Arctic Monkeys)


35. Walk Off The Earth – Shake It Off (Taylor Swift)/Rude (Magic!)


34. Tame Impala – Stranger In Moscow (Michael Jackson)


33. Shearwater – I Luv The Valley Oh! (Xiu Xiu)/Fucked Up Life (The Baptist Generals)


32. Banks – Are You That Somebody (Aaliyah)


31. Rufus – My Number/Charlotte (Foals/Booka Shade)


30. Haim – XO (Beyonce)


29. Kyla La Grange – Wrecking Ball (Miley Cyrus)


28. Passenger – Holocene (Bon Iver)


27. Twin Shadow – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out (The Smiths)


26. The Ragtime Gals f. Steve Carell – Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye)