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15 Songs You Never Knew Were Covers – Tan Lili

One of life’s greatest pleasures is to do absolutely nothing on a lazy Saturday afternoon, humming along to your favourite songs. Well, at least until you find out your whole life has been a lie, and you get clouded by the fog of betrayal – an oppressive feeling of shattered confidence, broken trust, unmet expectations.

Okay, perhaps I’m being a little melodramatic here. But for some music lovers, this is akin to a grown man finding out the almighty Optimus Prime and forever-sadface Eeyore were voiced by the same guy (I kid you not). Brace yourselves, for you won’t be able to un-listen what you’re about to hear.

1. “Love Hurts” by Nazareth The Everly Brothers (1960)

2. “The First Cut Is The Deepest” by Sheryl Crow Cat Stevens (1967)

3. “Without You” by Mariah Carey Badfinger (1970)

4. “Always On My Mind” by Elvis Presley Brenda Lee (1972)

5. “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter The Strangeloves (1965)

6. “I Will Be” by Leona Lewis Avril Lavigne (2007)

7. “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinead O’Connor The Family (1985)

8. “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper Robert Hazard (1979)

9. “Torn” by Natalie Imbruglia Ednaswap (1993)

10. “Emotion” by Destiny’s Child Samantha Sang (1977)

11. “The Tide Is High” by Atomic Kitten The Paragons (1967)

12. “Killing Me Softly With His Song” by Fugees Lori Lieberman (1972)

13. “Hallelujah” by Jeff Buckley Leonard Cohen (1984)

14. “Respect” by Aretha Franklin Otis Redding (1965)

15. “Mandy” by Barry Manilow Scott English (1971)

About The Author: A founder of Material World, Tan Lili has previously worked in magazines The Singapore Women’s Weekly and Cosmopolitan Singapore, as well as herworld.com (now herworldplus.com, the online counterpart of Her World). She is now a freelance writer who works on this website full-time. Lili hopes to travel the world, work with wild animals, and discover more awesome Twilight fan-fiction.