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Live Gig Video: Michael Kiwanuka performs ‘Lasan’ on a street in Brussels

 
By on Friday, 9th March 2012 at 2:00 pm
 

Here’s another Michael Kiwanuka live video to follow on from this one filmed by Bands in Transit we posted in January. In this video, the BBC Sound of 2012 winner performs a stirring version of ‘Lasan’, the b-side to ‘I’m Getting Ready’ (previous Video of the Moment here), on a street in Brussels, right in front of some local, very colourful art. Enjoy.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWIdeS3sW7w[/youtube]

 

Live Gig Video: Anna Calvi covers TV on the Radio’s ‘Wolf Like Me’ in Brussels

 
By on Tuesday, 20th December 2011 at 2:00 pm
 

Anna Calvi wanted to tackle covering TV on the Radio‘s “relentless and terrifying” song ‘Wolf Like Me’; watch her perform the song on a recent tour stop in Brussels below. Here’s what Anna had to say about how she felt about the track:

I love the desperation in this song – the original by TV on the Radio is relentless, and terrifying. I find the idea of losing control of oneself very provocative, and the way this idea is explored in ‘Wolf like Me’ (the protagonist is turning into a werewolf) is humorous but dangerously effective. In my version I wanted to imagine the change is almost happening in slow motion – that there is no fight anymore, but a dreamlike embrace of the inevitable. I wanted the song to feel like a hypnotic prayer. I chose to omit the last verse of the original, and instead allow the guitar to take over, at the point where all control is lost!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_s-z7xkNDM[/youtube]

 
 
 

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