You're likely to be hearing a great deal about Joss Stone in the coming year. A 16 year old blonde girl from Devon with the voice of a vintage soul singer, her album The Soul Sessions has been causing much excitement over the last few months.
This single shows that some hype can be believed. Her reinterpretation of the White Stripes' Fell In Love With A Girl is almost unrecognisable from the original. The delirious garage rock has disappeared, and been replaced by a wonderfully soulful, jazzy atmosphere. Stone purrs deliciously along, making the song her own.
It takes a hell of a lot to make a White Stripes cover version better than the original - the fact that a scarily talented 16 year old has done so makes this all the more remarkable.
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