'Glee' exclusive: Hear Cory Monteith cover R.E.M.'s 'Losing My Religion' | EW.com

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'Glee' exclusive: Hear Cory Monteith cover R.E.M.'s 'Losing My Religion'

Next week’s episode of Glee is one of the series’ best episodes yet: a moving hour devoted to the subject of religion. Look for the episode to feature a slew of great spirituality-themed covers including Billy Joel’s “Only the Good Die Young,” Barbara Streisand’s “Papa Can You Hear Me,” The Beatles “I Wanna Hold Your Hand,” and R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion,” performed by a faith-questioning Finn (Cory Monteith). For Monteith, the chance to tackle this tune was a dream come true. “So cool,” he tells EW. “I’ve been a huge Michael Stipe fan all my life.” Lucky for you Gleeks (and Music Mix-ers), EW has obtained an exclusive stream of Monteith’s version of the R.E.M. hit. Listen to Monteith pay homage to Stipe below…

To hear the other tracks from the episode, visit gleethemusic.com.

What did you think of Monteith's version, Music Mix-ers? Is it as good as the original?

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