Punk Goes Pop 7 Review

Punk Goes Pop 7 Review

July 25, 2017 1 By Bryan Swann

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

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

Final Verdict: State Champs

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

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

Final Verdict: Dance Gavin Dance

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

2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

Final Verdict: Draw

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

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Final Verdict: The Amity Affliction

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

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

Final Verdict: Adele

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

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

Final Verdict: Grayscale

“Fake Love” Cover by Capsize; Original by Drake

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

Final Verdict: Capsize

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

2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)

3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)

Final Verdict: Twenty One Pilots

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

4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Final Verdict: Eat Your Heart Out

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

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Final Verdict: James Bay

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

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

Final Verdict: Ice Nine Kills

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

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Final Verdict: Seaway

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

2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

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”

Overall: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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.