Rita Ora surprised BBC Radio 1′s Big Weekend crowd by covering Beyonce‘s “Drunk In Love.”
By doing so, she joins the ranks of Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen, Kesha and, best of all, this saxophonist. But she also found a way to distinguish her cover from the rest, by prefacing it with a bit of Coldplay‘s “Magic,” off of their new album Ghost Stories. She also shouted out the band, who headlined the festival the night before.
“Did you catch this performance last night? You liked them, right?” Ora said. “This is one of my favorite songs from there.” Then, while backed by a small band, she seamlessly transitioned from one song to another, with her backup vocalists alternating between the two before a snap beat kicked “Drunk In Love” into full gear. Watch the cover below.
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