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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith covers Sade's classic ballad, 'By Your Side', taken from her 2000 album, Lovers Rock. The track is made available here as a free download.
About the cover, Kaitlyn says: Lovers Rock was the album I listened to the most when I was 15 and decided to start writing songs. Sade has always been a favorite vocalist of mine - so emotive and honest and true. To me, her voice glides naturally across genders and genres, which is a quality I also work to embody with my vocals. Sade is pure class in my book.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
June 02, 2017 - Ramsgate, UK @ Ramsgate Music Hall
June 03, 2017 - London, UK @ Field Day Festival
June 04, 2017 - Düdingen, Switzerland @ Bad Bonn Kilbi
June 07, 2017 - Ravenna, Italy @ Beaches Brew
June 09, 2017 - Sheffield, UK @ Hope Works
June 10, 2017 - Leeds, UK @ Headrow House
June 11, 2017 - Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen
June 13, 2017 - Bristol, UK @ The Lantern
June 16, 2017 - Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Bird
June 17, 2017 - Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands @ Best Kept Secret
June 22, 2017 - Calgary, Canada @ Sled Island Festival
August 11, 2017 - Oslo, Norway @ Øyafestivalen
August 12, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland @ Flow Festival
August 16, 2017 - Stockholm, Sweden @ Fasching
August 19, 2017 - Saint Malo, France @ La Route Du Rock
August 24, 2017 - Warsaw, Poland @ Plac Zabaw
August 26, 2017 - Gdansk, Poland @ Solidarity Of Arts Festival
August 30, 2017 - Obonjan, Croatia @ Obonjan Island Festival
August 31, 2017 - Pula, Croatia @ Dimensions
released June 6, 2017
Written by: Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul Spencer Denman
Performed by: Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's formative years were spent communing with nature on Orcas Island in the northwest region of Washington state, a place she describes as "one of the most magical and peaceful places I have ever been."
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LIke tman1015, I am a little scared of this album. It is a deeply shocking and accurate musical portrayal of senile dementia -inasmuch as I've (sadly) observed members of friends and family become gradually subsumed by it.
Yet it is captivating, there are many moments of beauty along the way. I cannot stop going back for another listen.
I wonder if anyone (apart from the artist) has managed to listen all the way through in one sitting. I am not even close to managing yet. Simon Woolf