Punk Goes Pop 7 Review

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Punk Goes Pop 7

Every year Fearless Records releases the always anticipated new installment in the Punk Goes… series. This year we received the 7th Punk Goes Pop featuring bands from the punk and rock scenes covering popular songs of today from artists such as Justin Beiber, Drake, and Bruno Mars. Take a look below at a breakdown and rating on each cover!

“Stitches” Cover by State Champs; Original by Shawn Mendes

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Final Verdict: State Champs

“That’s What I Like” Cover by Dance Gavin Dance; Original by Bruno Mars

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Final Verdict: Dance Gavin Dance

“Gangsta” Cover by New Years Day; Original by Kehlani

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Final Verdict: Draw

“Can’t Feel My Face” Cover by The Amity Affliction; Original by The Weeknd

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Final Verdict: The Amity Affliction

“When We Were Young” Cover by Andy Black (feat. Juliet Simms); Original by Adele

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Final Verdict: Adele

“Love Yourself” Cover by Grayscale; Original by Justin Beiber

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Final Verdict: Grayscale

“Fake Love” Cover by Capsize; Original by Drake

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Final Verdict: Capsize

“Heathens” Cover by Boston Manor; Original by Twenty One Pilots

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Final Verdict: Twenty One Pilots

“Shape of You” Cover by Eat Your Heart Out; Original by Ed Sheeran

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Final Verdict: Eat Your Heart Out

“Let It Go” Cover by The Plot in You; Original by James Bay

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Final Verdict: James Bay

“I Don’t Want to Live Forever” Cover by Ice Nine Kills; Original by ZAYN and Taylor Swift

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Final Verdict: Ice Nine Kills

“Closer” Cover by Seaway; Original by The Chainsmokers (feat. Halsey)

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Final Verdict: Seaway

“In The Name of Love” Cover by Too Close to Touch; Original by Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha

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Final Verdict: Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha

Favorite Tracks

“Can’t Feel My Face”

“Closer”

“Shape of You”

“I Don’t Want to Live Forever”

“That’s What I Like”

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Another good installment of the Pop Goes Punk series. If you enjoy covers and this series go pick it up! Very solid edition with many great covers, only a few were misses for me. 

Brian Swann

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