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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Holtby frustrated at Tottenham

first_img The former Schalke midfielder has been linked with a return to the Bundesliga with Hamburg, and he admits it may well be an attractive prospect. “We’re just going to have to see what happens in the next few days and weeks,” he told t-online.de. “I’m a young player and I want to be playing all the time. That’s very important for me, for my development and for my career.” Holtby, who finishes last season on loan at Fulham, has found his opportunities limited at Spurs with new coach Mauricio Pochettino not giving him much consideration in the first few weeks of the season. However Holtby, who has a contract until 2018 with Spurs, still hopes he will get to prove his worth in London. “Preferably, I would stay here with Tottenham of course and that’s why I really hope that I get a chance,” he added. Lewis Holtby has admitted he could be moving on from Tottenham Hotspur this summer due to a lack of first-team action at White Hart Lane.center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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