Paste today put out their list of the 15 best cover songs of 2013.
It’s got some of the expected items – Fiona Apple’s “Pure Imagination” from the creepy chipotle ad, for example – but also a few I really dug:
The first is Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Kathleen Edwards, and Calexico doing The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York” from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. (Edit: NBC pulled that video. Instead see video above from the WFUV Holiday Cheer Concert).
The second is a Lorde cover of Tears for Fears’ “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” (which is apparently from the Hunger Games soundtrack and might get pulled from YouTube):