Top 10: Game of Thrones Theme Song Covers

By Tamara Winfrey on May 2, 2013 to Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is not just inspiring fan art. Fans have created opening theme covers that span genres and tastes, so that there is a Game of Thrones theme for everyone. HBO has a Game of Thrones theme mash-up, and I’ve compiled a list of the very best. Some of them even have free download links! Do you have favorites, or a theme cover of your own? Post them in the comments!

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Dominik Omega + The Arcitype bring rap to Westeros. “On the real your boy is a hip hop playa, but for this joint here I’ll play the role of kingslayer!”

http://youtu.be/kL7RWUva7ak

Free Download:

Dominik Omega + The Arcitype Game of Thrones Cover

 

Dubstep into King’s Landing with this Negative pH remix by Akamikeb.

http://youtu.be/bRRjgl2whw0

Free Download:

Game of Thrones – A Song of Fire and Ice (Negative pH Remix)

 

Keep warm in Winterfell with Jason Yang and his violin.

http://youtu.be/1yydcG9woWA

Free Download:

Jason Yang Game of Thrones Violin Cover

 

Rinerion’s piano would be a wise choice for entertaining Lord Baelish at his new home at the Eyrie.

http://youtu.be/TwZlCAPqAn0

Free Download:

Rinerion Game of Thrones Piano Cover

 

Got metal? White Noise Lab performs a heavier version for blacksmith Gendry.

http://youtu.be/GC-ZmlwBWKM

Free Download:

White Noise Lab Game of Thrones Cover

 

Marco Túlio Pires plays all parts of the theme on acoustic guitar at King Joffrey’s court.

http://youtu.be/bCECdSSqV-I

Free Download:

Marco Túlio Pires Game of Thrones Cover

 

Thomas Dagenais-Lespérance shares a rendition by a string quartet, perfect for Westerosi weddings.

http://youtu.be/KXCAJYXk1Vs

Free Download:

Thomas Dagenais-Lespérance Game of Thrones Cover

 

Bad Bows perfoms a great violin duet, extended for those serving on the Wall. No download or purchase link was available.

http://youtu.be/fzNjxD3yjos

 

Camille and Kennerly play the theme in an electric harp duet in Highgarden.

http://youtu.be/iyeKTMBFeyE

Available on iTunes.

 

Resonant Dog House’s theme on bass is made for quiet nights at Crossroads Inn. There was no download or purchase link, so enjoy watching him play!

http://youtu.be/yIdYBeCS1KU

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New version of Dominik Omega’s music video here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfhaYLacFZM

Everybody has such great additions to the list! I’d love to see a “country” version too.

What a fun idea for an article, I really enjoyed this! It also made me think of a fan art piece that I wrote a while back, as so many artists and musicians have been inspired by this series and/or the book series. http://hbowatch.com/game-of-thrones-creating-fan-art-and-collectibles/

Timeflies did an awesome Game of Thrones mix and freestyle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOrzRP7ZuKY

This version was how I discovered both of these guys. Amazing artists!

The National’s “The Rains of Castamere” is pretty awesome. It ran as the closing song for “Blackwater.” A-maz-ing.

This version was how I discovered

forgot the best one.. the halfman’s song – not a cover.. but still a good song… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOQsYk8cbnE

Im learning to play it on classical guitar from this girl: http://www.firstpost.com/topic/place/virginia-game-of-thrones-fingerstyle-video-8jhu98c95jE-367-1.html

Really hard but I’m getting there.

Great post. My personal favorite has to be the White Noise Lab version. I remember how awestruck I was when it was uploaded, I grabbed my guitar and got ready to play along…only to realize that I’d have to detune my guitar in order to play it, so my little musical adventure never happened. There’s a behind the scenes video too, and it’s clear that he put a tremendous amount of work into recording it!

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