16. Soft Cell, โ€œTainted Loveโ€

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, โ€œ99 Red Balloonsโ€