St. Vincent dropped past The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon to cover Portishead’s ‘Glory Box’.
The song originally appeared on the British group’s feted album ‘Dummy’, and it remains a study in focussed, soulful intensity. Beth Gibbons’ vocal is at once timeless and wholly unique to her, while the production – with its riveting Isaac Hayes sample – hasn’t aged a day.
St. Vincent decided to cover the song on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, backed in righteous fashion by house band The Roots. A hushed, respectful take on the song, it came ahead of St Vincent’s appearance at the Love Rocks NYC benefit concert last night (March 9th).
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