Thursday, March 7, 2013

UNDER THE COVERS: D'Angelo & Questlove - "Tell Me If You Still Care (S.O.S. Band Cover)

Feels Like: Melted Butter

A couple nights ago, D'Angelo & Questlove graced the stage at Brooklyn Bowl for a special duo performance dubbed "Brothers in Arms." I had the pleasure of seeing D'angelo and Questlove perform together last summer at Bonnaroo and I don't think there are two funkier cats on the planet. Some of the Brooklyn Bowl footage has found its way online and includes this little gem, a cover of S.O.S. Band's "Tell Me If You Still Care." D'Angelo has a habit of making even the shortest utterance soulful and Questlove is always killer behind the kit (if you haven't yet, check out his A Day in the Life doc here). This cover also highlights D'Angelo's amazing piano skills which his vocals always seem to outshine. Here's hoping this a sign that D'Angelo's long awaited third album is on the way...