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COVER vs ORIGINAL: ‘Just Can’t Get Enough’

The song, “Just Can’t Get Enough”, was originally recorded by Depeche Mode in 1981

“Just Can’t Get Enough” was written by Mr. Vince Clarke of the electro synth band Depeche Mode and released in September 1981 as the second single to come from their debut album, “Speak And Spell”. It became their very first UK top ten hit making No.8 as well as being a mid charting hit in other countires and reaching No.26 on the US dance chart.

Girl group The Saturdays recorded the song as the official Comic Releif single of 2009 and took their version to No.2 in the UK, selling 280,000 copies against the 400,000 Depeche Mode’s original has sold, No.1 in Scotland and No.6 in Ireland.

But which version is the best? DEPECHE MODE’s original or THE SATURDAYS’ cover?

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