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Okay, babies. Let's do a thing. 1 like = 1 cover song.
It's possible that only most of them will be Time After Time.
1. IT'S ALL COMING BACK TO ME NOW, as recorded by Meatloaf.

Fun fact: This song was written for him, but only recorded for Bat out of Hell III because of a long rift between him and America's number one vampire/ghost love song balladeer Jim Steinman.

2. Tegan and Sara, DANCING IN THE DARK.

Just realized this one's not on my cover song power list. Must fix that.

3. STARSHIPS, Megan Nicole and Lindsey Stirling. Lyrics slightly bowdlerized but the video is adorable. Good way to share the song with tiny babies.

4. Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox featuring Joey Cook, NO REST FOR THE WICKED. The song that starts both Borderlands AND Lucifer.

5. HALLELUJAH, Allison Crowe. I'm going to block each every single one of you motherfudgers who tells me what the only/definitive/best version of this song is because I didn't ask.

6. Eva Cassidy, TIME AFTER TIME. This singer was taken far too soon but a large number of her performances survived as high quality recordings, making them doubly haunting.

7. COME ON EILEEN, Save Ferris. WE ARE FAR TOO YOUNG AND CLEVER.

8 The very creepy arrangement of CLOSE TO YOU from the movie MirrorMask. Fun fact: This is exactly what it looks and sounds like if Silent Hill falls in love with you.
9. WILD HORSES by the Sundays. I think this was in a Buffy maybe?

10. Olivia Holt's version of COME SAIL AWAY, as seen on Marvel's Cloak & Dagger which you should watch so we can talk about it.

11. SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT by Robyn Adele Anderson. #Blessed

12. Puddles Pity Party with SOUNDS OF SILENCE. The whole thing is great but the ending is inspired.

13. HALLELUJAH by Tori Kelly, for the movie Sing! One of my favorite versions.
14. Postmodern Jukebox featuring Morgan James - DREAM ON
15. I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS, Tori Amos. I used to have a whole playlist that was just covers of this but I honestly don't remember most of the other singers/bands.
16. Sixpence None The Richer, DON'T DREAM IT'S OVER. This song is such a mood right now.

17. BEWITCHED, BOTHERED, AND BEWILDERED recorded by Katalina.

18. Shawn Colvin's EVERY LITTLE THING HE DOES IS MAGIC.

This was my ringtone for @moofable several phones ago but he only calls my phone to help me find it and its intro isn't very carrying.

19. MAD WORLD, PMJB featuring Puddles Pity Party and Haley Reinhardt. I'm very mixed on the Gary Jules cover that informed the male parts of this, but I like the vaudeville energy and the mismatched pairing.

20. Johnny Cash, HURT. The phrase "made it their own" gets thrown around a lot for covers but this is one place it really applies. The man comes around, indeed.

21. SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW, Kylie Minogue. Not so much for making it her own so much as just blowing it out of the water.

22. The Fugees, KILLING ME SOFTLY

23. TIDE IS HIGH, Atomic Kitten. I think I first heard this in a DDR machine? It stuck with me.

24. Sarah McLachlan, WEAR YOUR LOVE LIKE HEAVEN

25. SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT, this time by Tori Amos.

26. Allison Crowe again with A MURDER OF ONE

I dreamed I saw you walking on a hillside in the snow,
casting shadows on the winter sky as you stood there, Allison Crowe.

27. HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE, the bird and the bee b/w Sia.

28. Tori Amos again, with 97 BONNIE & CLYDE. Caution: Disturbing.

29. I GUESS THAT'S WHY THEY CALL IT THE BLUES, by Alessia Cara.

30. Frente!, BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE. People exactly my age will probably remember the one summer when this was all over the radio.

31. TEMPTATION, as arranged by Moby.
32. Another PMJB, featuring Miche Braden - LIVIN' ON A PRAYER.

33. ORINOCO FLOW, by Celtic Woman. This was the first Celtic Woman song I ever heard, when I turned on PBS and their first concert was on. I was immediately impressed because Enya had said the reason she doesn't tour is that her music can't be done live.

34. Eva Cassidy again, FIELDS OF GOLD.

35. MELT WITH YOU, Nouvelle Vague.

36. Natalie Imbruglia, TORN.

(What, you didn't know that was a cover? The original lyrics aren't even in English.)

37. Speaking of not originally in English - GLOOMY SUNDAY, Sarah McLachlan.

(Content Note: Very suicide.)

38. DRIFT AWAY, recorded by Meryl Streep for the movie Ricki and The Flash.

39. Quvenzhané Wallis, TOMORROW for the 2014 Annie. Which, if you had all gone and seen, we could have a million fandom in-jokes about Moonquake Lake right now. But we don't. But I'm not bitter.

(WE COULD HAVE HAD IT ALLLLLLL)

40. It's after 2:30 and I've been doing this for an hour so I'm going to wrap the thread here. I keep thinking I can do this in the wee hours and keep up with the Likes. I think we need a new exchange rate.

DON'T STOP BELIEVING, PMJB featuring everybody
Now you all know far too much about my terrible white girl tastes in music.
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