Bastille – Of The Night
Mash-up of Rhythm of the Night by Corona and Rhythm is a Dancer by Snap!
Tears For Fears – Ready To Start
Previously by Arcade Fire
A1 – Take On Me
Cheesier than even the A-ha original
The Pet Shop Boys – Always On My Mind
The Beautiful South – Don’t Fear The Reaper
A funky version of The Blue Oyster Cult classic
Bryan Ferry – Johnny & Mary
Trancing up Robert Palmer
Deacon Blue – I’ll Never Fall In Love Again
Ethereal version of Dionne Warwick original
Duran Duran – Perfect Day
Lou Reed was singing about heroin.
Erasure – Take A Chance On Me
First of the ABBA covers. Great video.
Hue & Cry – The Man With The Child In His Eyes
First of the Kate Bush covers.
“You say that I do not love you. Well I just took a trip on my love for you.”
Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah
Original by cheerful chap Leonard Cohen.
UB40 – Red Red Wine
Neil Diamond was there first.
The Crash Test Dummies – Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead
Dumb and Dumber version of XTC.
Maxwell – This Woman’s Work
Another classic cover of a Kate Bush.
Kate Bush – Sexual Healing
Now she gets to do one, care of Marvin.
Hozier – Do I Wanna Know?
Sublime take on Arctic Monkeys.
Blancmange – The Day Before You Came
Another ABBA beauty.
UB40 – I Can’t Help Falling In Love
Elvis gets another nod.
The Dream Academy – Please Please Please
A rare Smiths cover