For me, there’s not much that Michael Stipe touches that doesn’t turn to gold.
So perhaps it comes as no surprise that I think that this – doing the rounds on social media today – is utterly beautiful.
Truth be told, I was never a fan of David Bowie*, but that doesn’t mean that I can’t appreciate a decent song every now and again. And, for me, this cover beats even the Nirvana unplugged version [alienates even more readers].
Just enjoy it. And feel for the apparently unknown and unsung (no pun intended) piano player who gets absolutely no recognition, despite being instrumental (no pun intended) in the performance.
* No, you **** off.