Corinne Bailey Rae has been carefully plotting her return for some time now. And now it seems our first taste of that resurgence might have come in the form of a lovely and bluesy cover of Paul McCartney‘s ’73 cut “Bluebird” off the cherished Band On The Run LP. Rae croons sweetly and without strain, showing off her effortlessly cool vocal stylings over a reworked take of Percy Thrillington’s guitar-driven number. The track will arrive on an extensive forthcoming compilation of covers called The Art Of McCartney, which will host rehashed tributes from a host of a-listers and legends including Bob Dylan, BB King, Barry Gibb, Smokey Robinson, Willie Nelson, Alice Cooper, Booker T. Jones and whole lot more. Lay your ears upon Corinne Bailey Rae’s endlessly tender cover Paul McCartney’s “Bluebird” below and preorder your copy of the compilation album via iTunes if you feel so inclined.
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