A great cover has that kind of magic. It takes skill to pull off a decent cover song. It’s safe to say that almost everyone enjoys a good cover song especially during our stressful period. I’m just amazed with our young Malaysian talents behind the magnificent voice and skills that they possess nowadays!.
Team Varnam is back with a bang for Part 6 cover songs where our young talents outshine the original versions. We’ve compiled a list of the 10 finest cover songs to test your knowledge of their origins and help you fill up your playlist with this swoon worthy covers.
Nagulan – nagulan19
Nagulan, breaths new life into Harris Jayaraj’s evergreen Tamil song, Mazhai Mazhai from the film Ullam Ketkume.
This young talent’s cover is both beautiful and haunting. You might keep replaying this cover version as how I replayed it for a few times! Now’s its in my head, ugggh..can’t get it off..talk about our favourite groove on repeat.
Lee Roy – lee_roy97
Roy’s cover of Mayilirage Mayilirage tugs at the heartstrings from its first moments as it combines with a catchy instrumental hook. You’ll get lost listening to his rendition and will make you feel better if you’ve had a rough day.
This is absolute classic!
Hanisha Letchumi – hanisha_letchumi
Hanisha’s version of Vizhiyae Kalangathey from our local Malaysia Film, Vedigundu Pasanga is that rare thing; a cover version which captivates our soul. Her soothing voice for this cover version is just AMAZING.
Trust me guys, this cover is certainly worth your listening ears!
Dhenesh Selvanathan – itsdhenesh
Iragai Pole; This cover by Dhenesh is an absolute smash as this version stands alongside the original.
You may feel you’ve gotten weary of this song, only then when you hear it again and find yourself head-bobbing the entire time.
Hemah Loshiniy – helo_hemah
An incredible cover song of Kadhaipomma by Hemah brings the audience to tears and literally gives me goosebumps.
That’s how talented she is and for those who are keen on listening to more of her best spins, check out the Instagram page below:
Thayapari Paramasivam – thayapari
Thaya has an exquisite taste in cover songs and this time her cover on Ithu Oru song from the film Billa 2 has left a great deal of impression on netizens, especially youngsteers.
Her voice is so smooth, rich and of course this young lass is insanely talented!
Suriya Prakash – suriyaprakash_1617
You’ll get lost listening to the rendition of Suriya’s Nenjodu Kalanthidu. The soul-stirring lyrics elevates this song to another level of tranquility.
At the moment, all I can say is his voice gives me the chills!
Hans Kevin – hanskevin.g
Kevin’s cover of Ellangathu Veesudhe is one of the finest renditions which I have ever heard. What he does to this song is so unexpected and so beautiful!
Listen up to his cover song here and I bet you won’t regret it!
Hari – _harimusic
Hari’s Vaseegara is breathtakingly lovely, with a powerful rendition that keeps the song stuck in your brain. This tune goes through numerous chord changes, and trust me when I say that you’ll be totally immersed throughout the song.
You’ll find yourself listening to this version over and over again!
Admit it, these tracks are so good and you have actually thought they were originals!