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One of the best things about music is when artists put their own unique spin on iconic songs. Sometimes they change the song’s original genre, swap in new lyrics or reimagine its intent. Modern artists will always cover classic songs, such as twenty one pilots undertaking “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley or Miley Cyrus […]

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The Pittsburgh band turns the Fleetwood mac song into a gritty punk number.
Punk Act T-Tops Premiere Cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “What Makes You Think You’re the One”: Stream
Jon Hadusek For more, check out: ConsequenceOfSound.net (Source)…

The Slipknot frontman offers up a soulful rendition of the classic Déjà Vu track.
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Shares Cover of CSNY’s “Carry On”: Stream
Jon Hadusek For more, check out: ConsequenceOfSound.net (Source)…

Also featuring Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo, the benefit single supports RAICES and the United Farm Workers of America.
Michael McDonald and Willie Nelson Cover “Dreams of the San Joaquin” for Charity: Stream
Ben Kaye For more, check out: ConsequenceOfSound.net (Source)…

Entitled This Is a Mindfulness Drill, the full-album cover also features contributions from Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten, and Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Jagjaguwar Announces Reimagining of Richard Youngs’ Sapphie, Shares “Soon It Will be Fire” with Moses Sumney: Stream
Ben Kaye For more, check out: ConsequenceOfSound.net (Source)…

Taken from the forthcoming tribute album Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine, Vol. 2.
Sturgill Simpson Covers John Prine’s “Paradise”: Stream
Ben Kaye For more, check out: ConsequenceOfSound.net (Source)…

Recorded for the Pepe the Frog documentary Feels Good Man.
Sharon Van Etten Covers Daniel Johnston’s “Some Things Last a Long Time”: Stream
Ben Kaye For more, check out: ConsequenceOfSound.net (Source)…

Remake of the classic duet comes from Mattel’s new Full Coverage — Vol. 1 EP.
Orville Peck and Trixie Mattel Team on Cover of Johnny Cash and June Carter’s “Jackson”: Stream
Ben Kaye For more, check out: ConsequenceOfSound.net (Source)…

Taken from Uncut magazine’s Dylan Revisited tribute album, available only with the latest issue.
The Flaming Lips Cover Bob Dylan’s “Lay Lady Lay” for His 80th Birthday: Stream
Ben Kaye For more, check out: ConsequenceOfSound.net (Source)…

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Even though we’re always on the hunt for new releases, covers of old songs from our favorite artists are always gifts welcomed with open arms. There’s something about a cover song that is always exciting, especially when other musicians are the ones showing their karaoke skills. It’s cool to see the artist put their signature […]

The post 10 modern covers that renew the spirit of classic rock songs appeared first on Alternative Press.

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