British Hit Singles editor David Roberts said,'You look at this year's runners and riders and you've got Cliff, The Darkness and Bill Nighy being festive, Noddy and Avid Merrion going down the novelty route and cover versions
by Atomic Kitten and Blue.
The cover versions
we love are generally the ones that radically overhaul the original," the Mirror quoted Luke Lewis, deputy editor of NME.
But Celine is not responsible for the worst cover version
But Manic Street Preachers have always had a soft spot for unusual cover versions
, and are even including an acoustic version of the Wham
DON'T MENTION: The fact that her cover version
of Don McLean's American Pie had to be left off her second greatest hits album.
In 1978, Swedish singer Harpo released a cover version
as a single.
And during her gigs here Dolly Parton revealed that she will always love Whitney Houston - for her cover version
of the blonde bombshell's song.
He also admitted that he was miming to George Michael's version of Freedom when he filmed the video for his debut single- a cover version
of the former 'Wham
This indicator, which I am dashing off to the patent office with this very afternoon, works like this: if the UK Number One single is a cover version
when the FTSE 100 ' crosses 5000, then the market will quickly change direction.
Apparently, the boy band performed several cover versions
and that prompted our reviewer Emma Christie to note: "By cover version
number eight I was growing just a little restless.
Taken from their third album, it is a cover version
of a song by Rod Stewart.
His cover version
of If I Had A Hammer came out two months ago, but has so far failed to sell more than a few hundred copies.