The 30 Best Cover Songs of the Decade (2000-2009)

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We hope you’ve enjoyed our month-long Best of the Decade series as much as we’ve enjoyed putting it together. This is our last entry, and a great topic with which to end. 30. The Shins – “We Will Become Silhouettes (Original: The Postal Service)
29. Grant Lee-Phillips – Wave of Mutilation (Original: Pixies)
28. Rufus Wainwright – Across the Universe (Original: The Beatles)
27. Death Cab for Cutie – Earth Angel (Original: The Penguins)
26. She & Him – You Really Got a Hold on Me (Original: Smokey Robinson & the Miracles)
25. Beachwood Sparks – By Your Side (Original: Sade)
24. Widespread Panic – Chest Fever (Original: The Band)
23. Ryan Adams – Wonderwall (Original: Oasis)
22. Sun Kil Moon – The Ocean Breathes Salty (Original: Modest Mouse)
21. Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins (feat. Ben Gibbard, Conor Oberst & M. Ward) – Handle with Care (Original: The Traveling Wilburys)
20. Gnarls Barkley – Gone Daddy Gone (Original: Violent Femmes)
19. The Raveonettes – My Boyfriend’s Back (Original: The Angels)
18. Seu Jorge – Life on Mars? (Original: David Bowie)
17. Kate York – Boys Don’t Cry (Original: The Cure)
16. Summer Hymns – It Takes Two (Original: Johnny Guitar Watson)
15. Yo La Tengo – Fourth Time Around (Original: Bob Dylan)
14. Drive-By Truckers – Mama Bake a Pie, Daddy Kill a Chicken (Original: Tom T. Hall)
13. Brandi Carlile – Hallelujah (Original: Leonard Cohen)
12. The White Stripes – I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself (Original: Dusty Springfield)
11. Cat Power – Sea of Love (Original: Phil Phillips & the Twilights)
10. Jim James & Calexico – Goin’ to Acapulco (Original: Bob Dylan & the Band)
9. Gillian Welch – Black Star (Original: Radiohead)
8. Iron & Wine – Peng! 33 (Original: Stereolab)
7. The Polyphonic Spree – Lithium (Original: Nirvana)
6. Gary Jules with Michael Andrews – Mad World (Original: Tears for Fears)
5. My Morning Jacket – Tyrone (Original: Erykah Badu)
4. Johnny Cash – Hurt (Original: Nine Inch Nails)
3. Jeff Tweedy – Crack a Smile (Original: Jandek)
2. Calexico – Alone Again Or (Original: Love)
1. The Flaming Lips – War Pigs (Original: Black Sabbath)

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