The perfect sky was torn Friday for '90s kids everywhere when a tweet by @VilinskiKonjic went viral, informing them that Natalie Imbruglia's hit song "Torn" is actually a cover.
every "90s kid" comes of age 3 times:— horse the band (@VilinskiKonjic) August 24, 2017
• 18th birthday
• 21st birthday
• the day they find out natalie imbruglia's version of torn is a cover
NME reports that Imbruglia's debut single is actually a cover of a 1995 song by the band Ednaswap."
Although written by Ednawap members Scott Cutler and Anne Preven with Phil Thornalley, it was first recorded in 1993 by Danish singer Lis Sørensen under the title "Brændt."
For reference, Imbruglia's version was released in 1997.
Many fans ran out of faith.
Wow just learned Torn by Natalie Imbruglia is a cover. I'm torn. ????????????— johnoy danao (@johnoydanao) August 25, 2017
I've just found out that Torn by Natalie Imbruglia is a cover and now I don't know what to believe anymore...— Sammy James (@MrSammyJames) August 25, 2017
Natalie Imbruglia's Torn is a cover. My life was a lie.— Hannah Ledesma (@imhannahledesma) August 26, 2017
: My life was built on a foundation of lies. https://t.co/ENrOLJUKYt— BURIKAT HARINGTON (@Watdahel_Marcel) August 25, 2017
di ko pa din tanggap na cover lang ni natalie imbruglia yung Torn ????— Nian (@NianOtis) August 26, 2017
Hey @natimbruglia is it true, your hit 'Torn' is a cover?— Jeff Caparas (@jeffcaparas) August 26, 2017
So, Torn by Natalie Imbruglia was a cover. What else in my life is a lie?! I'm all out of faith! pic.twitter.com/4GIxrOUmCf— Ron Cruz (@roncruzrn) August 26, 2017
Check out the three version of the songs:
— AT, GMA News