The Velvet Underground were definitely one of the most influential bands in rock music. There unique sound is hard to cover. These 9 attempts are quite good though.

Nico – Waiting For The Man
Cowboy Junkies – Sweet Jane
Michael Stipe – Sunday Morning
Kurt Vile – Run Run Run
Sharon Van Etten – Femme Fatale
Japan – All Tomorrow’s Parties
The Primitives – I’ll Be Your Mirror
Bettie Serveert – Stephanie says
Courtney Barnett & Billy Bragg – Sunday Morning