Photo by Suzi Pratt
Had we not already picked the year’s best cover songs, I’m confident this would’ve been a close contender. Here, the Screaming Eagle of Soul himself pulls off an arresting rendition of Black Sabbath’s 1972 track “Changes”, backed by fellow Daptone labelmates The Budos Band and a whole lot of bring-you-to-your-knees heartache. The cover is off Charles Bradley’s recently released Record Store Day 7-inch, but would likely fit in just fine alongside the original cuts of his latest album, Victim of Love. Listen in below.
And watch our recent Rock it Out! Blog episode featuring Charles Bradley: