Must See: Aloe Blacc Soulfully Reinvents 'Billie Jean' on Anniversary of King of Pop's Death
Aloe Blacc sings our blues
We typically try to avoid posting news on the same artist twice in a week, but Aloe Blacc is making that pretty much impossible.
Today is June 24. One year ago, Michael Jackson was taken from us, leaving a gaping whole where one of the world's biggest entertainers once stood.
Fan-led performances and tributes are taking place around the world today, and one of this city's very, very talented fans has delivered something that rightly captures the feeling many of us are left with 365 days later.
His '60s soul recreation of "Billie Jean" not only recalls the unerring strength of one of Jackson's most celebrated songs, but lends significant gravity to the classic, slowing things down considerably and adding mournful horns to the mix.
The band the Grand Scheme accompanies in this live recreation:
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