The song Love the Life I Live was written by Willie Dixon and was first recorded and released by Muddy Waters and His Guitar in 1958.
Black Pumas released a live performance video featuring a cover of Rodriguez’s “Sugar Man.” The band led by Eric Burton and Adrian Quesada initially issued “Sugar Man” in January as part of their first ever Spotify Singles recordings.
Rodriguez wrote and recorded “Sugar Man” back in 1969. The song is featured on the Detroit native’s debut studio album, 1970’s Cold Fact. “Sugar Man” is Rodriguez’s signature tune with a 2012 documentary about the singer-songwriter entitled Searching For Sugar Man.
Angel Olsen has announced a new EP called Aisles, which will see her covering a slew of songs from the ’80s. The EP will be out on her own Jagjaguwar imprint, somethingcosmic, on August 20th digitally and September 24th physically.
Olsen has previewed the collection with a cover of Laura Branigan’s “Gloria.” Olsen definitely adds her own twist to the track, making it much more droning and melancholic. With a pulsing beat and wavering, disorienting instrumentals, this emotive track is a must-listen.
A new “Paradise Edit” remix of the Bee Gees 1977 pop and dancefloor staple “More Than A Woman” is now available by London-based singer, producer, and songwriter SG Lewis. It arrives as he continues work on his acclaimed Republic Records debut album times, which came out in February.
Tom Jones and The Art of Noise’s cover of Prince’s song, Kiss, has been rated one of the most danceable songs in history. The 1988 release reached number five in the UK charts (and number one in Spain and New Zealand) and came 14th in the list of more than a list of 8,000 songs to appear in the UK top 10 singles chart.
Orville Peck turns ‘Born This Way’ into a country road anthem with his brand new Lady Gaga cover. The 10th anniversary edition of ‘Born This Way’ will feature the 14 tracks of the original record, plus 6 reimagined versions by artists yet to be revealed, including ‘The Edge of Glory’, ‘Marry The Night’ and more. The full thing is set for release on 18th June.