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PENTATONIX KILLS IT ON THIS LORDE COVER (AND OTHER COVERS THAT BEAT OUT THE ORIGINAL)
October 4th, 2013

Two days ago, singing group Pentatonix (made up of musicians from NBC’s The Sing-Off) posted an a capella cover of Lorde’s hit single, Royals. Since then, they’ve already amassed over 3.5 million views on YouTube and many have gone as far as calling this version of the song better than the original.

We gave it a spin today and, okay, it’s pretty friggin’ great. But is it better than Lorde’s rendition? That’s definitely up for debate. Watch Pentatonix’s cover of Lorde’s Royals below and skip over for more covers we think are arguably better than its original.

Let us know what you think in the comment section and tell us if you agree with our picks and if we’re missing some essential cover song classics!