Australian covers vet takes on the boys with a feminine twist.

In 1997, Natalie Imbruglia ­sprinkled fairy dust all over "Torn," her hit Ednaswap cover. On Male, her first album since 2009, the Aussie singer-actress works more remake magic on tunes originally performed by such male acts as Neil Young, Death Cab for Cutie and Tom Petty.

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