I don’t like a lot of remakes because the artist remaking the song usually stinks, or, more typically, tries to do it the same exact way as the original. This is an example of a remake that I do like. First, the very definition of a perfect song, “No Love Lost” by Joy Division:
and now, the same song by LCD Soundsystem:
If you are going to cover a song, rip it apart a bit and make it your own. Nice job by LCD Soundsystem.