Pet Shop Boys’ ‘Always On My Mind’ voted best cover on BBC Music Poll

Pet Shop Boys’ cover of ‘Always On My Mind’ has been voted as the ‘top cover version’ on a BBC Music poll. ‘Always On My Mind’ was originally sung by Elvis Presley, while Johnny Cash’s’ rendition of ‘Hurt’ came second, ahead of The Stranglers ‘Walk On By’ in third place.

The poll started earlier this month and the top 50 tracks were selected by BBC radio presenters – Fearne Cotton, Trevor Nelson, Simon Mayo, Steve Lamacq and Jeff Smith, to name a few…

Have a butcher’s at the full rundown of where the tracks were voted below. Did they get it right? let us know @Gigslutz_

1.Pet Shop Boys – Always On My Mind

2.Johnny Cash – Hurt

3.The Stranglers – Walk On By

4.Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower

5.Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah

6.Soft Cell – Tainted Love

7.Joe Cocker – With A Little Help From My Friends

8.Sinead O’Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U

9.Muse – Feeling Good

10.Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

11.Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grapevine

12.Adele – Make You Feel My Love

13.This Mortal Coil – Song To The Siren

14.The Clash – I Fought The Law

15.China Drum – Wuthering Heights

16.Nirvana – The Man Who Sold The World

17.Aretha Franklin – Respect

18.Eva Cassidy – Songbird

19.Leona Lewis – Run

20.Led Zeppelin – When The Levee Breaks

21.Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody

22.Florence + the Machine – You’ve Got The Love

23.Mark Ronson – Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)

24.Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe

25.The Fall – Lost In Music

26.Gary Jules – Mad World (feat. Michael Andrews)

27.Bryan Ferry – A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

28.The Specials – A Message To You Rudy

29.Birdy – Skinny Love

30.Fugees – Killing Me Softly With His Song

31.The Pogues – Dirty Old Town

32.Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Good Year For The Roses

33.José González – Heartbeats

34.The Isley Brothers – Summer Breeze

35.Thin Lizzy – Rosalie

36.Talking Heads – Take Me To The River

37.David Bowie – China Girl

38.Urge Overkill – Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon

39.Ryan Adams – Wonderwall

40.Nina Simone – Mr. Bojangles

41.Hüsker Dü – Eight Miles High

42.José Feliciano – Light My Fire

43.Earth, Wind & Fire – Got To Get You Into My Life

44.Santana – Oye Como Va

45.James Blake – Limit To Your Love

46.Billy Paul – Your Song

47.Richie Havens – Going Back To My Roots

48.Labrinth – Express Yourself

49.Prince Fatty – Shimmy Shimmy Ya (feat. Horseman)

50.D’Angelo – Cruisin