Identify this concert/track for me!
May 27, 2008 9:30 AM   Subscribe

On BBC Radio 6 a few days ago, probably sometime late at night or early in the morning in British time (I was listening in the afternoon in the US) they were playing a concert recording of an artist who’s volcal style resembled a less coherent Amy Winehouse. One of the songs used part of tchaichovskys Romeo and Juliet for a hook, and it was all mostly soul/R&B type music. Any ideas what it was?
posted by Artw to Media & Arts (8 answers total)
 
Is there any possibility it could have been some of the music from The Rapsody Overture ?
posted by esilenna at 9:34 AM on May 27, 2008


If you can figure out when you were listening, go to the radio 6 site and look at past tracklistings for the show you heard. Then you'll have something to start from.

Random example tracklisting page.
posted by o0dano0o at 9:44 AM on May 27, 2008


Duffy?
posted by neblina_matinal at 10:17 AM on May 27, 2008


o0dano0o - I had a quick look around the site, but I wasn't able to locate listings for past days. Looks like I can do it if I know the name of the show, but sadly I didn't catch it.
posted by Artw at 10:21 AM on May 27, 2008


I think it might be Duffy as well, just because of your "less coherent than Amy Winehouse" description. And damn...she really does sound less coherent than Winehouse, now that I think about it. That's an accomplishment, right there.
posted by tatiana wishbone at 11:02 AM on May 27, 2008


Maybe the singer was Adele? I just got her CD and I haven't listened to all her songs, but she gets compared a lot to Amy Winehouse.
posted by LiliaNic at 11:37 AM on May 27, 2008


If you can figure out when you were listening, part 2:

Everything played on 6 Music from the studio computer systems is listed by time and date on Last.fm.
posted by genghis at 2:43 PM on May 27, 2008


Ghengis helped me find it - The artist is Sia, the Tchaikovsky sounding track is " Taken For Granted" ( I think it may be Prokofiev though). Sadly the youtube version doesn't sound nearly as the Summer Sundae 2004 version.

Thanks all!
posted by Artw at 3:49 PM on May 27, 2008


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