I remember the first time I saw the video for Goapele‘s “Play“, it felt like when they put that lead vest on you at the dentist before they do X-Rays, the weight of the imagery as well as the music in that video is instant and undeniable for me, my attention is totally rapt.  So I was extremely excited to hear that Goapele and John Mazyck, the director of the “Play” video, had come together again to make a new video.  I feel like this one hits just as hard; she is the definition of captivating here.

Goapele – Tears On My Pillow

Watching this as well as re-watching that “Play” video and a few of her others made me realize that her style reminds me a lot of this other lady who doesn’t come out with music quite as often as I wish she would, but always touches me deeply when she does.  Many of you will remember her voice from “Eye” on the Madvillainy album.  Here’s one of my favorites.

Stacy Epps – Addicted


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