Janelle Monáe – “I Want You Back” (Jackson 5 Cover)

By Liz Pelly / September 14, 2013

Janelle Monáe has been known to cover “I Want You Back” by the Jackson 5 at her live shows, and now she’s recorded a studio version of the classic too. The song appears as a bonus track on a special version of her new album The Electric Lady that is available only at Target stores. Hear the cover below, and check out a video of Monáe performing the song live earlier this year at Coachella.