Katy Perry – Black and Gold (Sam Sparro cover)

Listen to our FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.
Katy Perry   Black and Gold (Sam Sparro cover)

this dashing young man is Sam Sparro. the end.

Here’s a great little cover Katy Perry did for a new love song covers compilation for Valentines Day, Sweethearts 2009. Katy Perry covered Sam Sparro’s epic, GRAMMY nominated “Black and Gold,” — and once again — she did a terrific job!

Katy Perry is no stranger from covering beloved indie-dance tracks and transforming them to great, great acoustic wonders. Disagree with me like you will, but I still think Katy’s cover of MGMT’s “Electric Feel” was fantastic. You can’t deny that this girl can sing, even if she sings about kissing girls — which isn’t necessarily a band thing anyway.

Just like Lady GaGa, I really want to her an album full of tracks just like these. Better yet, maybe an acoustic Lady GaGa/Katy Perry collaboration album. Hmm. While I daydream about popstars with actual singing ability picking up a guitar/getting on the keys while singing, you go listen to this cover:

Before I let you download Katy Perry’s cover of “Black and Gold” — did you know that Adele covered the same song too? I didn’t! Why didn’t anyone tell me…

With friends like these… who needs friends – Blair Waldorf.

[display_podcast]

Yo, GRAMMYs: Sam Sparrow FTW!

What did you think?
 1  0  0  0
broadsheet year in review
Music

Plus, hear none other than Fucked Up’s 17-minute Italian opera.

tvotr lazerray
Videos

The latest clip from their recent record Seeds.

miguel
Music

The perfect holiday gift for the R&B lover in your life.

rap-monument
News

Raekwon, Killer Mike, Pusha T, Danny Brown, YG, Action Bronson, Young Thug, and more show up.

dan deacon unedited footage of bear
Videos

He also makes a quick cameo as a detective.

oneohtrix_point_never
Music

“Bubs” is a collaboration with PC Music’s A.G. Cook.

male-bonding-20141
Music

Another new track to follow up last week’s “A Kick To The Face.”

DAngelo Black Messiah
Favorite Albums

Fifteen years after Voodoo, better than ever.

charli-xcx-sucker-608x608
Reviews

Charlotte Aitchison’s second LP is a warhead, a sonic sour bomb that conceals sneering attitude and caustic kiss-offs beneath an initially shimmering pop sheen.