If imitation is truly the greatest form of flattery then Freddie Mercury would be one happy man.

It is not uncommon for new bands to cover songs of popular artists to help draw in fans, eventually mixing in some of their own stuff with the cover songs.

Some times big artists will do a cover (or) their version of a hit by one of the bands who influenced them.

Then, there are the times, that for whatever reason an "artist" will get a hold of classic song and kill it... in a bad way, as in... what on earth made you think that was a good idea...

This is an example of one of those times...