I remember you mentioning your Paul Young crush, LG and perfectly understandable it is too.
I can hardly believe I'm going to admit this, but I also prefer his version of 'Wherever I Lay My Hat'.
I guess to counter this we should also have a 'Remakes that were worse than the original' thread.
ETA, Worse Than The Original
ETA. I also prefer the Echo and the Bunnymen version of People Are Strange.