Is Muse’s ‘Feeling Good’ Really The Best Cover Version Ever?

Muse’s online fan army has spoken – again. We recently ran a poll to find out the best and worst cover versions ever recorded. And now the results are in.

So… what do you make of the lists? Any ludicrous oversights?


The 10 best cover versions, as voted by NME.COM users:

1. Muse – ‘Feeling Good’
2. The Beatles – ‘Twist And Shout’
3. Johnny Cash – ‘Hurt’
4. Jimi Hendrix – ‘Hey Joe’
5. Nirvana – ‘Where Did You Sleep Last Night’
6. The Clash – ‘I Fought The Law’
7. Jeff Buckley – ‘Hallelujah’
8. Jimi Hendrix – ‘All Along The Watchtower’
9. Marvin Gaye – ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’
10. The White Stripes – ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’

And the 10 worst:

1. Britney Spears – ‘I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll’
2. Ronan Keating – ‘Fairytale of New York’
3. Celine Dion – ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’
4. Take That – ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’
5. M People – ‘Itchycoo Park’
6. Robbie Williams – ‘Song 2’
7. Will Young – ‘Light My Fire’
8. Madonna – ‘American Pie
9. Limp Bizkit – ‘Faith’
10. Mark Ronson – ‘No One Knows’

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