10 Best Cover Songs That Completely Ignored Their Original Genre

A lot of the time a cover will maintain the style of the original to a degree, but sometimes quite the opposite happens.

Covers aren't necessarily a bad thing, whilst you can accuse them of being a clear indicator of an artist being creatively void, they are also a way of putting a new twist on either well-known or underground tracks. A lot of the time a cover will maintain the style of the original to a degree, but sometimes quite the opposite happens. This is why we have scoured the land far and wide for a collection of 10 songs that were covers but totally ignored the genre from whence they came, and in the process may have even matched or surpassed their inspiration. There are a few obscure songs in here as well as ones you will be fully aware of, this was done to show the real spread of music and how a song really can fit into any genre with a little bit of musicianship and creativity, it's The 10 Best Covers That Completely Ignore Their Original Genre.
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