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26th Dec 2014

Thirteen Of Our Favourite Musical Covers Of 2014

Almost better than the real thing...

As a rule of thumb, the original of a song is better than any subsequent take.

However, now and then, you find a version that gives a fresh interpretation and definitely justifies its existence.

Here are a few from 2014 that we reckon you should check out..

Ed Sheeran – Foy Vance’s Make It Rain

Taylor Swift – Vance Joy’s ‘Riptide’

Royal Blood – Pharrell William’s ‘Happy’

Gavin James – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

SOAK – Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’

Lady Gaga – 4 Non Blondes’ ‘What’s Up’

The Riptide Movement – Kavinsky’s ‘Nightcall’

George Ezra – Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Want To Have Fun’

Aretha Franklin – Adele’s ‘Rolling In The Deep’

Hozier – Arctic Monkey’s ‘Do I Wanna Know’

James Arthur – Great Big World’s ‘Say Something’

Lorde – Nirvana’s ‘All Apologies’

Alt-J – Disclosure’s ‘Latch’