Following one of the the most exciting debuts of the year with “What You Do” (over 5M streams on Spotify and counting) James Gillespie now comes forth with the unlikeliest covers, a stripped-back rendition of Pink’s “Don’t Let Me Get Me” – featured on today’s Spotify New Music Friday. Listen here
Bringing his already-recognisable vocal – that rare juxtaposition of rich and raw – to a pop classic, James cements his ability to turn anything he touches into a work of burnished, human beauty. Already a remarkably candid and lyrically emotive track, James’ lingering timings, subtle harmonies and melodic switches underlines his growing trademark of being able to surprise and refresh his listeners. It was immediately apparent on his debut, and now with this second strike, Gillespie shows that he’s an emerging star with the invention and talent to go the distance.