She’s no Beyoncé, but she does have her own accent aigu in her arsenal.
As previous tracklists and snippets have suggested, Emeli Sandé teams up with the Bryan Ferry Orchestra to cover Queen B’s “Crazy in Love” for the getting-more-bonkers-by-the-day Great Gatsby soundtrack. And now that the full song has hit the web, you no longer have to guess at how old-timey it sounds.
Speaking of which, how are we to reconcile the lyric “Got me hoping you’ll page me right now” with the Great Gatsby’s 1920s setting? Maybe by telegram? Or are we overthinking this?
Yes, yes we are. Allow us to shut up while you listen to Sandé and Ferry take on “Crazy in Love”: