Joe writes: The Proclaimers have just covered this song. I suppose it suits them but it's a straight cover and rather uninspired.
Andy Davies, sidekick to Jonathan Ross on his Radio 2 show, was putting together a tribute album where a number of artists covered this song, but I don't think it will ever see the light of day.
There's only one version you need to be honest.
Wreckless Eric - Whole Wide World (iTunes)