16. Soft Cell, “Tainted Love”

This is probably one of the most famous covers ever, to the point that most people believe that it's Soft Cell's song. I mean, I'll cop to that. The original, cheerily crooned by Gloria Jones, just doesn't fit with the lyrics. I gotta say, Marilyn Manson's take is pretty sweet, too.

Sleeping at Last, “99 Red Balloons”
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