UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP is proud to present the Covers Sampler, which features some of music’s most popular artists putting a new spin on others’ hits.

Below, you’ll find artists such as Vampire Weekend, Passion Pit, Flaming Lips, Peggy Lee, and She & Him covering celebrated songs originally recorded by legends like Madonna, The Cure, Aretha Franklin, The Smiths, The Mamas & the Papas, Kiss, Otis Redding, the Bee Gees, and more.

This sampler includes links to stream and download audio, and we hope it will come in handy the next time you’re looking for a fresh take on a familiar classic.

“All Through the Night”
U.S. ELEVATOR
Label: NINTH STREET OPUS
Original Artist: Cyndi Lauper
(Shear)
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“Borderline”
FLAMING LIPS
Label:  WARNER BROS.  
Original Artist: Madonna
(Lucas)
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“The Boys are Back In Town”
THE CARDIGANS
Label: UNIVERSAL
Original Artist: Thin Lizzy
(Lynott)
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“California Dreamin’”
SCALA & KOLACNY BROTHERS
Label: VIRGIN RECORDS
Original Artist: The Mamas & the Papas
(Gilliam/Phillips)
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“Dedicated to the One I Love”
SARAH LEE GUTHRIE AND THE RONDO BROTHERS
Label: NINTH STREET OPUS
Original Artist: The Shirelles
(Bass/Pauling)
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“Do You Love Me”
1L

Label: UMPG/RES FREQ 
Original Artist: Kiss
(Ezrin/Fowley/Stanley)
Stream Download
“Dreams”
PASSION PIT

Label: COLUMBIA
Original Artist: The Cranberries
(Hogan/O’Riordan)
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“Everywhere”
VAMPIRE WEEKEND

Label: XL RECORDINGS
Original Artist: Fleetwood Mac
(McVie)
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“Good Times Roll”
LOW LIGHT SUPERCHARGER

Label: UMPG/ RES FREQ 
Original Artist: The Cars
(Ocasek)
Stream Download
“Goody Two Shoes”
LITTLE MAJORETTE

Label: LITTLE MAJORETTE MUSIC 
Original Artist: Adam Ant
(Ant/Pirroni)
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“Have a Little Faith”
JAMIE N COMMONS

Label: INTERSCOPE/ KIDDINAKORNER 
Original Artist: John Hiatt
(Hiatt)
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“I Wouldn’t Wanna Be Like You”
JUSTUS KÖHNCKE

Label: KOMPAKT
Original Artist:
The Alan Parsons Project
(Woolfson/Parsons)
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“Love Is All Around”
RAEL HALEY

Label: UMPG   
Original Artist: The Troggs
(Presley)
Stream Download
“Many Rivers To Cross”
ADAM MCFARLAND

Label: 11B RECORDS
Original Artist: Jimmy Cliff
(Cliff)
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“Pictures Of You”
ANGIE HART

Label: LEVEL TWO
Original Artist: The Cure
(Gallup/O'Donnell/Smith/Thompson/
Tolhurst/Williams)
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“Please, Please, Please,
Let Me Get What I Want”
SHE & HIM

Label: MERGE RECORDS
Original Artist: The Smiths
(Marr/Morrissey)
Stream Download
“Respect”
ROTARY CONNECTION

Label: BGP RECORDS
Original Artist: Aretha Franklin
(Redding)
Stream Download
“Save The World”
ZELLA DAY

Label: UMPG
Original Artist: Swedish House Mafia
(Angello/Hedfors/Ingrosso/Pontare/
Lindstrom/Zitron)
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“(Sittin’ On) The Dock of The Bay”
PEGGY LEE

Label: CAPITOL RECORDS
Original Artist: Otis Redding
(Cropper/Redding)
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“Teardrop”
JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ

Label: MUTE RECORDS
Original Artist: Massive Attack
(Del Naja/Marshall/Vowles/Fraser)
Stream Download
“To Love Somebody”
LOLA RUN

Label: UMPG
Original Artist: Bee Gees
(Gibb/Gibb)
Stream Download
“Turn It On”
PEACHES

Label: DOMINO RECORDS
Original Artist: Franz Ferdinand
(Hardy/Huntley/McCarthy/Thompson)
Stream Download
“Use Me”
THE KIN

Label: NINTH STREET OPUS
Original Artist: Bill Withers
(Withers)
Stream Download
“Word Up!”
WILLIS

Label: WARNER BROS.
Original Artist: Cameo
(Blackmon/Jenkins)
Stream Download
“Everybody’s Happy Nowadays”
CAPITAL CHILDREN'S CHOIR

Label: UMPG
Original Artist: Buzzcocks
(Shelley)
Stream Download

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