Carrie Underwood's 11 Greatest Eighties Covers

From Guns N' Roses classics to Bryan Adams' nostalgic anthem

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"Never Tear Us Apart" (INXS)

Performed at the Sydney Opera House in February 2012, "Never Tear Us Apart" doubles not only as a tribute to one of Australia's biggest bands, but also as a showcase for Underwood's super-sized pipes, whose soul and swagger would've made Michael Hutchence proud. There's a top-notch lap-steel solo halfway through the song, too, replacing Kirk Pengilly's saxophone with something more representative of Underwood's roots in Middle America.

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