By: Maria Ciezak
Upon writing, I try to focus my energy on artists and their originality, but every once in a while copy-cat syndrome can be a juicy thing. This is the â€œgo-greenâ€ age, so why not recycle a song by spinning it in a way that’s modern?
Big ups to Florence + The Machine for this charming rendition of the Robert Palmer classic Addicted to Love. Although a fan of Florence and her posseâ€™s personal work, I canâ€™t get this off of repeat. Normally if I heard this song on the radio, Iâ€™d most likely turn the dial; in this case, only thing to turn is the volume, higher.
Her voice is a machine, and although some may find the original hit a bit trite, this new rendition is epic, and improved drastically. Sometimes cover songs tend to catch a bad rap; even when our beloved artists record one, we usually last about two or three listens before ready to discover something original.
Florence + The Machine will definitely benefit from borrowing this material, for it showcases a completely new range and style. Hell, might as well face it: Iâ€™m addicted to it.