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D’Angelo and The Vanguard cover Prince’s ‘She’s Always In My Hair’ for Spotify Sessions – listen

Singer also performs tracks from recent album 'Black Messiah'

D’Angelo and his band The Vanguard have released a 32-minute live set specially recorded for Spotify. Scroll down to listen.

The Spotify Sessions performance included three cuts taken from recent album ‘Black Messiah’: ‘Betray My Heart’ (which bleeds into D’s 2000 track ‘Spanish Joint’), ‘Really Love’ and ‘The Door’, as well as a rendition of Prince’s 1985 B-side ‘She’s Always In My Hair’. D’Angelo previously recorded a version of the song for the Scream 2 soundtrack back in 1997.

‘Black Messiah’ was released last December, some 14 years after D’Angelo’s last album ‘Voodoo’. In his review, NME’s Angus Batey wrote: “The good – no, the astonishing – news is that this constantly engrossing record repays a decade and a half’s faith and patience. D’Angelo has scuttled down the digital chimney with an early Christmas gift with long-lasting rewards: not just one of the best records of 2014, but one that will stay with you throughout next year, too.”

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The singer toured the UK in February as part of his ‘Second Coming Tour’ and is due to return on July 13 for a show at London’s Roundhouse venue. Prince himself gave a rendition of ‘She’s Always In My Hair’ last September during an apperance on The Arsenio Hall Show.

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