Thursday, 1 January 2015

Paloma Faith attempts River Deep, Mountain High!!!

If there was any proof that Tina Turner was an imitable force of nature unto herself, just take a look at Paloma Faith attempting to sing the Diva's iconic River Deep, Mountain High.

Recorded for Jools' Annual Hootenanny, the performance really did not play to Paloma's strengths. Despite a concerted effort from the singer, which I applaud,  the song swallowed her whole, chewed her up a little, and then spat her back out.  It's a shame because this Diva does have a pair of lungs on her.

Perhaps if she'd stayed away from trying to imitate Ms. Turner it may have worked.. Still, there's a lesson here for everyone- bar Beyonce, obviously: Never try to imitate Tina Turner. You will fail.


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