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Hear Sam Smith cover ‘Fast Car’ by Tracy Chapman

Sam Smith continues his unblemished lifetime streak of making awesome songs. The 22-year old took to the BBC 1 to cover the 1988 Tracy Chapman classic, “Fast Car.” It’s deeper, bass driven, more rhythmic, modernized, and soulful — everything we’ve come to expect from a good Sam Smith track. There may come a day when […]

Watch Jack White cover Lorde’s “Royals”

The original was removed from youtube, and this new version only has a snippet of audio.  The surprises keep coming from Jack White on his Lazaretto tour. After covering Jay Z’s “99 Problems” at a recent stop, the reigning king of the blues covered New Zealand pop-princess Lorde’s chart topper, but with a decidedly Whitean […]