24 March 2021
SARAH WALK is a Los Angeles based singer-songwriter with
a crystal voice balancing between chanteuses Angel Olsen and
Sharon Van Etten.
Walk: “I didn’t want to get too inside the other versions that
already existed because I wanted to make sure I approached
it my own way.”
Her version is wholly affecting with an ongoing magnetic piano
touch, a heavy-hearted orchestration, and her goosebumps
voice. Mesmeric rendition!
SARAH WALK: Facebook
Clips that will have an impact on your eyes and your ears…
15 October 2020
Earlier this month SINEAD O’CONNOR moved us with her goosebumps version of TROUBLE OF THE WORLD, a traditional song made famous by exalted gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
And here’s the video clip to visualize the spirit, the heart, and the motivation behind O’Connor‘s choice to cover this pearl. The images speak for themselves…
SINEAD O’CONNOR: Website
(photo on top: cover LP Faith and Courage)
Relaxing vibes for the laziest day of the week…
4 October 2020
The ups and downs in SINEAD O’CONNOR‘s life marked her mind
and soul but the grand voice of the Irish star still shines and stirs.
And she’s back with her awe-inspiring interpretation of TROUBLE OF THE WORLD.
A traditional song made famous by exalted gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.
100% of revenue from the digital sales will be going to Black Lives Matter charities,
a cause close to Sinead‘s heart and the raison d’être of the song’s release. You can
buy it on Bandcamp
Here’re the goosebumps performance…
The gripping a cappella version…
SINEAD O’CONNOR: Facebook
20 March 2020
Today 30 years ago, on 20 March 1990, the wonderful, outspoken, controversial and emotive Irish singer SINEAD O’CONNOR released her second, breakthrough LP ‘I DO
NOT WANT WHAT I HAVEN’T GOT’. Together with her splendid 1994 album Universal Mother the best work she ever accomplished. A highly emotional record filled with heart and soul-touching beauties. and of course, her affecting biggest hit single ever, her cover of Prince of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ which also turned the longplayer into a mega-seller.
Rolling Stone wrote: “I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got is less about O’Connor’s ambitions than the cost of those ambitions, and in almost every regard, it is an even better record than her first. The album seems the work of a transformed woman — someone who has put aside much of the anger and confusion that fueled her earlier songs and has found a hard-earned measure of spiritual happiness.” Full review here. Score: 4.5/5.
– JUMP IN THE RIVER –
– NOTHING COMPARES U 2 –
– THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES –
– THREE BABIES –
SINEAD O’CONNOR: Facebook
It’s almost three years (17 May 2017) since troubled singer/songwriter and towering voice CHRIS CONNELL decided, due to severe depression problems, to leave this world. A really sad loss. He fronted grunge icons Soundgarden, founded Temple Of The Dog and made a lasting impression as a solo artist.
While surfing on the internet yesterday I came across his spine-tingling, acoustic version
of Prince‘s brilliant love ballad ‘NOTHING COMPARES 2 U’, made famous, worldwide, by Sinead O’Connor. His utterly gripping vox and the weeping cello bring you to tears. Get goosebumps right here…
Performed for SiriusXM – a radio company headquartered in New York City
CHRIS CORNELL: Facebook
24 March 2019
Dublin born singer/songwriter SINEAD O’CONNOR‘s second, breakthrough album ‘I DO NOT WANT WHAT I HAVEN’T GOT’ hit the top spot of the UK albums chart 29 years ago, on 24 March 1990. Her cover of the Prince written ballad ‘NOTHING COMPARES 2 U’ was released as the second single off the LP and made O’Connor a superstar. I guess anybody with a little bit of interest for music knows the moving, accompanying clip…