Posts tagged "Brownstone"

The Week In Pop: Kelly Clarkson’s Edgeless Excellence Continues

Kelly Clarkson started out with negative cred. In 2002, Clarkson became the first winner of American Idol, which made her wildly famous and deathly uncool. This was before poptimism, and although Idol was an massive ratings success, the average critical line was something like THIS POP STAR FACTORY IS AN AFFRONT TO GOOD TASTE THEY… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 5, 2015 - 11:43 am

Jessie Ware & BenZel – “If You Love Me” Video

When British soul singer Jessie Ware teamed up with the teenage Japanese production duo BenZel to cover “If You Love Me,” Brownstone’s 1994 R&B hit, the result was one of the most tender and unexpected musical surprises of the year. And now that cover has a video, from director Haley Wollens, in which we see… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 21, 2012 - 10:08 am

Jessie Ware & BenZel – “If You Love Me” Video

The London soul singer Jessie Ware released the utterly amazing debut album Devotion earlier this year, and now she’s teamed up with BenZel, a duo of teenage Japanese producers based in New York, to cover “If You Love Me,” a 1994 hit for the R&B group Brownstone. That might not look particularly exciting on paper,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 6, 2012 - 3:53 pm