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Kelly Lee Owens covers Aaliyah

By | Published on Wednesday 8 November 2017

Kelly Lee Owens

Kelly Lee Owens – of “oh my God, have you heard the Kelly Lee Owens album? It’s so fucking good” fame – has released a cover of Aaliyah’s ‘More Than A Woman’, plus her own remix of said cover.

“My love and respect for Aaliyah as an artist/vocalist and Timbaland as a producer increased tenfold as I picked the [original] track apart and understood how intricate and layered everything was”, says Owens.

“I chose to combine my favourite elements of the original track with my love of analogue production – a stripped down version, and an ode to Aaliyah, one of the greatest. The remix of my cover was something I wanted to write and produce that gave the track new life, and also gave people a sense of power – it’s unapologetic”.

The cover and remix will be released on twelve-inch on 8 Dec. Meanwhile, a deluxe version of Owens’ debut album (which I read somewhere is really fucking good) will be released on 24 Nov, featuring a load of new tracks.

Listen to both of Owens’ versions of ‘More Than A Woman’ here;