To be honest, I have no idea what I am going to write here. I just want to post something that would remove that rant post from the top of my blog.
So, here’s the ramble.
I occasionally drop my daughter at college, and when I do that, she plays her kind of music on the CarPlay. Sometimes I engage, sometimes I switch off. Her choice of fusion pieces usually speaks to me. Recently, she played a fusion cover piece of an Ed Sheeran song, Shape of You.
This cover is by a bunch of British-Indian (I think) youth and I loved it. Even more than the original piece. You know, I often hear rants that start with “kids these days..” that go on to list the deficiencies of anyone less than 40 years of age. When I listened to this piece, all I thought was “kids these days are so darn talented”. They have the opportunity, and they use it to the hilt.
And attitude. What attitude.
So, here’s the cover version.
And the original is this: