Long before Glee took the show choir to the masses, choral versions have been among the more 'interesting' re-imaginings out there.
Back in the late Seventies, The Langley Schools Music Project produced some strange and downright eerie children’s-choir covers, not least this sinister version of Space Oddity. Now, choirs such as Perpetuum Jazzile are beat-boxing their way through the likes of power ballad classic Africa.
An honourable mention also has to go to The Chesire Chord Company for their cut-glass rendering of I Predict a Riot. Dare you not to laugh.
C is also for... Christmas number ones: Though X-Factor winner Joe McElderry’s version of The Climb was beaten to the top spot by a Rage revival, five of the past 10 Christmas number ones have been covers. We’re not saying it’s a cynical festive cash-in, but make of that figure what you will…