If you’ve ever wondered what some recent mainstream hits would sound like reimagined as pop-punk tracks, then YouTube has you covered. Head below for rock covers of everyone from Post Malone to Halsey.
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Lil Uzi Vert – “XO Tour Llif3”
Lil Uzi Vert is no stranger to the rock world with the rapper sporting a Marilyn Manson chain and citing Hayley Williams as a mega-influence. As a result, it’s only fitting his multi-platinum single got the pop-punk treatment by Boston rockers Driveways.
Lady Gaga – “Million Reasons”
The original track from Lady Gaga’s latest Joanne is an emotionally charged ballad, but the Thoughtlife’s pop-punk take gives “Million Reasons” a refreshing twist.
Auliʻi Cravalho – “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana
YouTuber Jarrod Alonge is best known for his satires of alternative culture including “Every Pop Punk Vocalist” and “How To Pronounce Band Names” as well as video collabs with Issues, Attila, Sleeping With Sirens and more. Alonge has also created fictional bands of different genres, which includes pop-punk act Sunrise Skater Kids, who have given the world this cover of “How Far I’ll Go” from Disney’s Moana in addition to original songs.
The Chainsmokers – “Closer” featuring Halsey
With a song that references blink-182, it’s only natural that a pop-punk cover would appear.
Ed Sheeran mashup
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran can often be found with an acoustic guitar in hand, but YouTuber Dave Days opened our eyes to what Sheeran would sound like if he had put a little more punk in his pop.
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Drake’s “Hotline Bling” music video dance spawned quite the meme a few years ago. While his chilled moves may not fit as well to this pop-punk version, the track still remains just as catchy.