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42 Incredible Song Mash-Ups & Covers

From Musical Obama Speech Mash-Ups to Anime Slow Jam Covers

— October 28, 2014 — About
Song covers and mash-ups are an exciting and fun way to use the universal language of music to either reinterpret a song in your own artistic vision, or apply a song to a video or other visual element to provoke laughter or even introspection.

Many musicians are weary of song covers and mash-ups because they argue that these destroy the integrity of the original song and distort the artistic message of the original composer or singer. However when you think about it, it takes a great deal of creativity and skill to put together a good cover or mash-up, regardless of whether you're doing it to reinterpret a song in a serious or comedic fashion.

If song covers weren't cool, we wouldn't have had Jimi Hendrix's 'All Along The Watchtower' for example, which original composer Bob Dylan admitted was better than his original song. A lot of great hip-hop beats are also essentially reinterpreted versions and mash-ups of old funk and soul records.
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Dreamy Kindred Tributes
Dreamy Kindred Tributes
The Capital Children's Choir 'Shake it Out' Rendition is Gorgeous
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Amateur Music Mashups
Amateur Music Mashups
My Favorite Color by Kutiman is a Jazzy YouTube Compilation
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Condensed Diva Song Covers
Condensed Diva Song Covers
Superfruit Performs an Entire Album Worth of Beyonce Cover Songs
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Blockbuster Musical Mashups
Blockbuster Musical Mashups
The Pogo Artificial Intelligence Video is Created with Film Clips
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Punk 90s Song Covers
Punk 90s Song Covers
The Punk Goes 90s Volume 2 Will Make You Nostalgic
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Fantasy Character Song Covers
Fantasy Character Song Covers
Gollum Sings in This Hilarious Video
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Genre Mashup Song Covers
Genre Mashup Song Covers
Collective Cadenza Performs Justin Timberlake's 'My Love' in 13 Genres
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Nostalgic Theme Song Mashups
Nostalgic Theme Song Mashups
Dakaboom Provides a Flashback with 50 Theme Songs in Five Minutes
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Presidential Pop Music Mashups
Presidential Pop Music Mashups
Bill Clinton Sings in this 'Blurred Lines' Parody
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Acapella Theme Song Covers
Acapella Theme Song Covers
Duo Harmonizes Their Way Through the Beloved James Bond Theme Song
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Anime Slow Jam Covers
Anime Slow Jam Covers
This Pokemon Theme Song Cover Turns the Clocks Back to the 90s
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Orbiting Astronaut Song Covers
Orbiting Astronaut Song Covers
Chris Hadfield Sings David Bowie's Space Oddity From Space
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Masterpiece Music Mash-Ups
Masterpiece Music Mash-Ups
'Every Teardrop Has a Super Bass' by Mashup-Germany is So Smooth
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Nostalgic 80s Musical Mashups
Nostalgic 80s Musical Mashups
Celebrate All Things 80s with This Impressive Musical Mashup
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Comedic Car-Made Covers
Comedic Car-Made Covers
Mamrie and DJ Flula Take on Dolly Parton and Britney Spears in Auto Tunes
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Militant Cartoon Song Covers
Militant Cartoon Song Covers
The Russian Army Spongebob Sqauarepants Rendition is Adorable
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Street Artist Musical Mashups
Street Artist Musical Mashups
The Human Jukebox by Collective Cadenza is Full of Genius
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Sci-Fi Musical Mashups
Sci-Fi Musical Mashups
This Star Wars Mashup Doubles the Nostalgia with the Power Rangers
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Video Game Music Mashups
Video Game Music Mashups
This Game Theory Video Mashes 35 Years Music Performed with Controllers
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Signed Musical Covers
Signed Musical Covers
This Couple Performs a Grease Number in Their Sign Language Music Video
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Occult Theme Song Mashups
Occult Theme Song Mashups
This Hocus Pocus and Sex and in the City Mash-Up is a Classic
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Comedic Musical Covers
Comedic Musical Covers
Portugal Awesomely Covered Day Man from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
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TV Theme Song Mashups
TV Theme Song Mashups
David Elmaleh's New Video Hilariously Remixes Friends and Game of Thrones
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Presidential Music Mash-Ups
Presidential Music Mash-Ups
'Barack Obama Singing Sexy and I Know It' Should Get Him Re-Elected
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Politically Charged Pop Parodies
Politically Charged Pop Parodies
Wrong Direction Sing for Mitt Romney's Full Disclosure
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Dorky Pop Covers
Dorky Pop Covers
'California Dorks' by Skyway Flyer Shows Another Side of Sun & Fun
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Hipster Shakespeare Adaptations
Hipster Shakespeare Adaptations
Courtney Welbon's 'To Be, or Not to Be' Song is Incredibly Catchy
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Vintage Music Mashups
Vintage Music Mashups
Andrew Kolb Makes a Vintage Poster for Lady Gaga's Telephone
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Lion Mane Music Covers
Lion Mane Music Covers
The Album Artwork for Two Crown King is Colorful and Captivating
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Musical Obama Speech Mash-Up II
Musical Obama Speech Mash-Up II
"Hope Changes Everything"
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Intergalactic Musical Covers
Intergalactic Musical Covers
Daft Punk Covers 'Dazed and Confused' December 2010
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Bikini Babe Pop Song Covers
Bikini Babe Pop Song Covers
The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders 'Call Me Maybe Cover' is Steamy
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Vibrant Musical Covers
Vibrant Musical Covers
Paper Magazine November 2010 Celebrates All Things N.E.R.D.
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Bizarre Song Covers
Bizarre Song Covers
The Humans Total 'These Boots Are Made for Walking'
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Pixelated Popstar Parodies
Pixelated Popstar Parodies
This Minecraft Parody Song Covers Miley Cyrus's 'Wrecking Ball'
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DIY Musical Mashups
DIY Musical Mashups
Noisician Coalition Brings Homemade Instruments to NOLA for Voodoo
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Retrofied Music Covers
Retrofied Music Covers
Robert Penney Turns Top Hits into Vintage Vinyl Records
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Gamer Theme Song Mash-Ups
Gamer Theme Song Mash-Ups
'Video Game Songs With Lyrics' is an Amazing Composition
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Cross-Genre Music Mashups
Cross-Genre Music Mashups
Indie Rock Bands Cover Hip Hop Songs
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