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10 Best Cover Songs of 2013

Surprising homages, old-school funk jams and a touching Lou Reed tribute

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With the lines between genres blurrier than ever, this year produced an inordinate amount of great covers that bridged musical styles – from a country singer giving an art-rock classic new meaning to a pop-rap superstar showing her love for one of the greatest Eighties indie-rock bands to new-school Southern rockers doing an old-school African funk jam. All that, and Morrissey breaking our hearts with the perfect Lou Reed cover. BY JON DOLAN

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