Leon Bridges Gives The National Anthem Some Soul In This New Musical Interpretation [Watch]

first_imgLeon Bridges shows his stars and stripes in this performance for a new series on the National Anthem from ESPN and The Undefeated. The Texas soul sensation reinvents “The Star-Spangled Banner” by turning the song into 6/8th time and delivering an emotionally moving rendition.“I felt that the original version is a little bit too straightforward musically,” Bridges told ESPN in an interview. “I felt it was kind of dope to give a little 6/8, groovy feel to it. Something that felt comfortable for me to sing. I felt that the National Anthem needed a little bit of soul.”Check out Leon Bridge’s beautiful recreation below:last_img read more

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QPR to confirm defender signing

first_imgQPR’s signing of Nigerian left-back Taye Taiwo is expected to be confirmed later today.Taiwo, 26, is to join the R’s from AC Milan on an initial loan deal with a view to a permanent move in the summer.The former Marseille player required a work permit before his move to England could be rubber-stamped.AdChoices广告He is likely to make his debut in Saturday’s FA Cup match against Chelsea.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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