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Christina Perri Covers Cher’s “If I Could Turn Back Time” For BBC Radio 2’s “Sounds Of The 80s”

Christina Perri, best known for her 2010 debut single “Jar of Hearts”, has covered Cher’s iconic 1989 single “If I Could Turn Back Time.” Perri covered the track for BBC Radio 2’s forthcoming “Sounds Of The 80s” compilation. The album, which features new cover versions of tracks made famous in the ’80s, boasts performances from Texas, Sam Smith, Katie Melua, Dido, Kylie Minogue, Dolly Parton, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, and more.

BBC Radio 2 will release “Sounds of the 80s” on November 10. The full tracklisting can be seen below. You can preview some of the songs from the compilation over on SoundCloud.

  1. Sam Smith – How Will I Know  (Whitney Houston)
  2. Ed Sheeran – Atlantic City  (Bruce Springsteen)
  3. The Script – Drive  (The Cars)
  4. Christina Perri – If I Could Turn Back Time  (Cher)
  5. Passenger – Romeo & Juliet  (Dire Straits)
  6. Birdy – Lucky Star  (Madonna)
  7. Rumer – Arthur’s Theme (The Best That I Can Do) (Christopher Cross)
  8. Chrissie Hynde – Every Day Is Like Sunday  (Morrissey)
  9. Dido – Smalltown Boy (Bronski Beat)
  10. Katie Melua – Wonderful Life (Black)
  11. Amy MacDonald – Waiting For A Star To Fall  (Boy Meets Girl)
  12. Caro Emerald – Walk Like An Egyptian (The Bangles)
  13. Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott – Caravan of Love  (Isley Jasper Isley/ The Housemartins)
  14. The Shires – Islands In the Stream(Kenny Rodgers & Dolly Parton)
  15. Train – Holding Back the Years (Simply Red)
  16. Level 42 – Need You Tonight  (INXS)
  17. Kaiser Chiefs – Should I Stay Or Should I Go (The Clash)
  18. Manic Street Preachers – Start Me Up  (The Rolling Stones)

CD 2:

  1. Olly Murs – Let’s Groove (Earth Wind & Fire)
  2. Kylie Minogue – Bette Davis Eyes  (Kim Carnes)
  3. Dolly Parton Feat Richie Sambora – Lay Your Hands On Me (Bon Jovi)
  4. James Blunt – I Guess That’s Why they Call It the Blues  (Elton John)
  5. London Grammar – Wicked Game (Chris Isaak)
  6. Will Young – Teardrops  (Womack & Womack)
  7. Shane Filan – True Colours  (Cyndi Lauper)
  8. Texas – Don’t Talk To Me About Love (Altered Images)
  9. Millers Daughter – Head Over Heels (Tears For Fears)
  10. The Pierces – Don’t Give Up  (Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush)
  11. Ward Thomas – Man In The Mirror (Michael Jackson)
  12. Boyzone – The Whole of the Moon (The Waterboys)
  13. Kian Egan – Run To You (Bryan Adams)
  14. Jermaine Jackman – I Want To Know What Love Is (Foreigner)
  15. Si Cranstoun – Tell Her About It (Billy Joel)
  16. Overtones – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go  (Wham!)
  17. Lisa Stansfield – You’re the Best Thing  (The Style Council)
  18. Gabrielle Aplin – That’s All (Genesis)
  19. Sophie Ellis-Bextor – True Faith (New Order)

If I Could Turn Back Time Katie Melua

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