This is a song meant to be sung by a girl.
Art Alexakis is not a girl.
So why does this version work?
But it does. It's slightly creepy, and it's still compelling and fun and brings something that others just couldn't. Plus, it sounds great with guitar (and that bassline!).
And, for those of you who think this version is an abomination.... here's Eartha Kitt. She wasn't Catwoman yet, but she purrs through this song beautifully!