Cake covered "I Will Survive" in 1996 on the album Fashion Nugget. This is Gloria Gaynor's least favorite version of the song, due to its use of profanity: lead singer John McCrea altered the line "I should have changed that stupid lock" to "I should have changed my fucking lock."
The music video for Cake's version features John McCrea as a parking control officer who is writing tickets in San Francisco, often at the expense of normally happy people… read more
At first I was afraid, I was petrified
I kept thinking I could never
live without you by my side
But then I spent so many nights