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Kelela covers Sade's “Like a Tattoo” for BBC 1's Piano Sessions: Watch

4 days ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

On her new album, Take Me Apart , Kelela places her voice over some very abstract, buzzing futuristic instrumentation. The result is a stunning blend of modern sensibilities and classic R&B, one that intricately weaves her powerful pipes with massive orchestration. But for those looking for more of a focus on those vocals, take a listen to her cover of Sade 's “Like a Tattoo”.
Kelela recorded the track for BBC 1's Piano Sessions, meaning the only instrument behind her was the gently played keys. Thus, it's her voice that steal the spotlight, smooth and confident as they reverberate high...
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Watch Kelela Cover Sade's “Like A Tattoo” In The BBC Live Lounge

Watch Kelela Cover Sade's “Like A Tattoo” In The BBC Live Lounge

4 days ago   |   By Stereogum

The great Los Angeles R&B singer Kelela is known for singing over head-spinning, futuristic beats. But as she shows on her stunning new album Take Me Apart , she's a powerful, emotionally direct singer, capable of great smoothness even if that's the opposite of what her instrumental track is conveying. And on a recent visit... More »
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