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We Came As Romans, The Word Alive, Etc. Roll Out Covers For “Punk Goes Pop, Vol. 5″

We Came As Romans, The Word Alive, Like Moths To Flames, Memphis May Fire and more will be participating in the upcoming “Punk Goes Pop, Volume 5“. Fearless Records will release the annual covers outing on November 06th and it will feature the following track listing:

01 – Memphis May Fire – “Grenade” (Bruno Mars cover)
02 – Upon This Dawning – “Call Me Maybe” (Carly Rae Jepsen cover)
03 – Mayday Parade – “Somebody I Use To Know” (Gotye cover) (feat. Vic Fuentes)
04 – We Came As Romans – “I’m Glad You Came” (The Wanted cover)
05 – Like Moth To Flames – “Some Nights” (fun. cover)
06 – Breathe Carolina – “Billie Jean” (Michael Jackson cover)
07 – Forever The Sickest Kids – “We Found Love” (Rihanna cover)
08 – Issues – “Boyfriend” (Justin Bieber cover)
09 – The Maine – “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” (Cyndi Lauper cover)
10 – Crown The Empire – “Payphone” (Maroon 5 cover)
11 – Craig Owens – “Paradise” (Coldplay cover)
12 – The Word Alive – “Mercy” (Kanye West cover)
13 – Secrets – “Ass Back Home” (Gym Class Heroes cover)

You can check out Upon This Dawning‘s cover of Carly Rae Jepsen‘s “Call Me Maybe” below:


  • irreversiblemess

    as bashable as this tracklisting is, i still proudly own a cassette copy of loud rocks.


      I’d agree with you, only I don’t recognize ANY of those bands. Even worse, only three of the songs being covered are recognizable to me (Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Billie Jean and Somebody I Use To Know).

      Thus, I could give a big fat flying fuck about this comp.

      • ClemsonC17

        I got no problems with Memphis May Fire, WCAR, and Secrets….have seen all three live….there comes a point where music changes and you can either change with it, or become an old fart and hate the younger generations music

  • HonkeyKong

    The SHIT that passes for punk these days is just plain SAD!!!

    • goop

      Agreed; sounds like something marketed to children that just outgrew their KidzBop CDs, something terrible some marketing major dreamed up.

    • ethos

      I have never, ever met anyone that pretends this is punk. Ever.

  • ethos

    In truth, I hate pop music more listening to songs off of these records then hearing it on the radio.

  • kenziej17

    Do any of you realize that these are covers? Punk bands singing popular songs. They aren’t their actual songs.

    • ethos

      Are you fucking kidding me? I say earlier that I didn’t know anyone that pretended these bands were punk, then some dude that isn’t even a regular poster breaks that streak immediately after?

      Well, fuck me.

      Of course we know they’re covers. They’re basically pop bands covering pop bands. In terms of structure and talent, they’re roughly equivalent to the worse side of modern pop.

    • adamonfire

      ………. you serious? Aside from the fact that most are popular songs and the story, you know, lists the original artist followed by the word “cover” and all.

  • THERileyBrewer

    God. Damn it.

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