Sweet Baboo – ‘Blowing Up My Mind’

Covering a Northern Soul classic...

Sweet Baboo recently became entranced by the music of Northern Soul.

The small, intense, scene of crate-diggers, DJs and (especially) dancers caught his imagination, providing new stimulus to his writing.

Upcoming EP 'Dennis' reflects this, featuring a cover of The Exciters' soul classic 'Blowing Up My Mind'.

Sweet Baboo explains: "'Blowing Up My Mind' is a northern soul classic. It was originally recorded by The Exciters. We recorded it as a B-side to Got To Hang On To You (we namecheck The Exciters and the song in my song). It’s a pretty faithful rendition of the original."

A faithful cover, this new version of 'Blowing Up My Mind' provides a further tie between indie pop and rare soul. Dive in below.

'Dennis' will be released on February 26th.

Photo Credit: Kirsten McTernan

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