In the twelve years since it's launch, the Punk Goes... compilation series has spawned a movement. Featuring popular rock bands covering songs in other genres, the series has gone on to sell over 700,000 albums and over 4 million singles in just over a decade.
The Punk Goes… series is one of the most highly anticipated compilations in the market, and the top selling full-priced compilation in the alternative genre. You can stream the full compilation below.
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Featured Punk Goes Pop 5 cover + bands:
Memphis May Fire - Grenade (Bruno Mars)
Upon This Dawning - "Call Me Maybe" (Carly Rae Jepsen)
Mayday Parade feat. Vic Fuentes - "Somebody I Use To Know" (Gotye)
We Came As Romans - "I'm Glad You Came" (The Wanted)
Like Moth To Flames - "Some Nights" (Fun.)
Breathe Carolina - "Billy Jean" (Michael Jackson)
Forever The Sickest Kids - "We Found Love" (Rihanna)
Issues - "Boyfriend" (Justin Bieber)
The Maine feat. Adam Lazzara - "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" (Cyndi Lauper)
Crown The Empire - "Payphone" (Maroon 5)
Craig Owens - "Paradise" (Coldplay)
The Word Alive - "Mercy" (Kanye West)
Secrets - "Ass Back Home" (Gym Class Heroes)
The 12th in the series, Punk Goes Pop Volume 5, features a selection of the hottest rock bands such as Mayday Parade, Breathe Carolina and We Came As Romans covering Billboard Top Ten hits from the likes of Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Coldplay and Rihanna.
Prior volumes include Punk Goes Pop 1, 2, 3 & 4, Punk Goes Classic Rock, Punk Goes Crunk, Punk Goes Acoustic 1 & 2 and have featured hit bands such as The All-American Rejects, Rise Against, Never Shout Never, Gym Class Heroes, Plain White T’s, Jack’s Mannequin, Relient K, Taking Back Sunday, Thrice, A Day To Remember, All Time Low, and more.
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