Lauryn Hill Delivers with "Feeling Good" Nina Simone Cover
Lauryn Hill delivers a haunting yet soothing rendition of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good". The tribute is one of six covers Ms. Hill contributed to the soundtrack for the upcoming Netflix documentary, "What Happened, Miss Simone?"
Of Simone's influence, Lauryn commented:
"Because I fed on this music … I believed I always had a right to have a voice... Her example is clearly a form of sustenance to a generation needing to find theirs. What a gift."
The compilation Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone, which is due out on July 10th, features songs by Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Common, Alice Smith and Simone's daughter Lisa, among others. Not only did Ms. Hill provide vocals for the album she also produced the compilation alongside Robert Glasper. The tracklist and appearances have us on the edge of our seats!
Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone Track List:
1. Lisa Simone - "Nobody's Fault but Mine (Intro)" 2. Ms. Lauryn Hill - "Feeling Good" 3. Ms. Lauryn Hill - "I've Got Life" - Ms. Lauryn Hill 4. Ms. Lauryn Hill - "Ne Me Quitte Pas" - Ms. Lauryn Hill 5. Jazmine Sullivan "Baltimore" 6. Grace - "Love Me or Leave Me" 7. Usher - "My Baby Just Cares For Me" 8. Mary J. Blige - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" 9. Gregory Porter - "Sinnerman" 10. Common & Lalah Hathaway - "YG&B" 11. Alice Smith - "I Put A Spell On You" 12. Lisa Simone - "I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl" 13. Ms. Lauryn Hill - "Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair" 14. Ms. Lauryn Hill - "Wild Is The Wind" 15. Ms. Lauryn Hill - "African Mailman" 16. Nina Simone - "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free"
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