Now here’s something cool. letlive. has posted the first in an unofficial series of videos dubbed “Renditions”, which features songs from The Blackest Beautiful where certain verses are sung by different vocalists. This first rendition is of “27 Club” featuring Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die. You can check it out for yourself in the video above.
letlive. posted the following on their Facebook page:
The Blackest Beautiful can be viewed in a few different ways. Perhaps, a testament to who we are becoming as an outfit. Or even the sonic aggregate of all we have endured, accomplished, and experienced as letlive. arranged in 11 tracks. However you choose to view it is really up to you. Today we’d like to offer up a new way to listen to The Blackest Beautiful. This will be the first installment of an unofficial series we have dubbed “Renditions.” Enlisting some of our favorite vocal performers that we’ve met along our journey courtesy of, well- music. We presented them one song off of our latest album and asked them what they would do with a certain section if I (Jason Aalon) never sang in said section. We asked them to explore with free reign utilizing their particular style and prose. The point of this was not only to share our gratitude and adoration for other bands/artists, but to work with other artists we appreciate in new methods of collaboration and provide listeners with an exciting approach. In doing this you will hear the same song with different artists providing their artistic signature in the same section. The contrast, we believe, will not negate any single performance, but enhance all of them.
Our first installment today is featuring our great friend and my lyrical superior, Mr. Keith Buckley who performed on the bridge of a song titled “27 Club”. An amazing approach was taken and we are greatly excited to present it to you here.
Thanks, Keith. That’s ll.ove.
It’s an interesting concept to be sure. The Blackest Beautiful is a damn good album and having powerhouses like Keith Buckley featured on it just makes it that much cooler. It’ll be curious to see who else the band recruited for this series.