Charli XCX is this summer’s MVP. Her chart-topping hit “Fancy” with Iggy Azalea had insane radio play and even President Barack Obama couldn’t help but record his own cover. But one mega hit doesn’t mean Charli is done for the summer. “Boom Clap” is the first single from her upcoming album Sucker, which hits stores October 21st, and The Fault in Our Stars’ soundtrack, available right now. This catchy love anthem has infiltrated the Internet, only to spawn brilliant covers. Listen to the best five covers out right now and decide which one you love the most.
And just incase you need to compare these renditions to the original, check out the rockstar herself perform “Boom Clap” live at the 2014 MTV VMAs.
The Cimorelli sisters can not only sing a perfectly harmonized version but also dance without breaking a sweat. How can one family of six sisters be so talented?
Avi performs an acoustic version that gives the original a smoother, more rich sound. This singer-songwriter’s crisp voice makes it hard not to keep pressing the replay button.
Marina Lin completely transforms this song and makes it her own. Her delicate voice weaves cleanly through each guitar stroke as she executes her cover effortlessly. Her voice is beautiful.
Waking Jordan performs an upbeat version, perfect to blast in your room as you get ready to take on the day. Everything about this cover is feisty and fun.
Hannah Emerson will tug at your heart strings with this one. Don’t be alarmed if you feel the sudden urge to grab the nearest lighter, spark it in the air and start swaying side-to-side.