Hear Marcus Collins’ cover of the White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’ – audio

The 'X Factor' finalist's reworking of Jack and Meg's classic has been unveiled

Marcus Collins – finalist on last year’s series of The X Factor – has released his cover of The White Stripes‘ ‘Seven Nation Army’ online. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to listen to the track.

The cover will be formally released on March 4, a week before the singer drops his self titled debut album on March 12.

Take That member and The X Factor judge Gary Barlow has acted as executive producer on the album, which will also feature cover versions of ‘Your Love Is Lifting Me Higher’ by Jackie Wilson and ‘Tightrope’ by Janelle Monae.

‘Seven Nation Army’ was originally released in 2003 as the lead single from The White Stripes‘ fourth studio album ‘Elephant’. It has since been covered by Hard-Fi, goth rockers The Pretty Reckless, now defunct rock supergroup Audioslave and pop singer Kelly Clarkson.

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