Robert Glasper reunites with his In My Element trio for a new covers album to be released in June as previously reported – songs include Radiohead, Bilal & Kendrick Lamar numbers. Glasper’s beautiful version of Radiohead’s Reckoner is now being promoted by Blue Note and added above.
Featuring bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Damion Reid it’s the Canvas and In My Element line-up going back to Glasper’s early days on the label featured on Covered.
Tracks featured after the scene-setting introduction are: I Don’t Even Care (Robert Glasper/Macy Gray/Jean Grae); Reckoner (Radiohead from 2007’s In Rainbows); Barangrill (Joni Mitchell from 1972’s For The Roses); In Case You Forgot (Robert Glasper); So Beautiful (Musiq Soulchild from 2008’s On My Radio); The Worst (Jhené Aiko from 2013’s Sail Out); Good Morning (John Legend from 2008’s Evolver); 1940s song Stella By Starlight (Victor Young); Levels (Bilal, from 2010’s Airtight's Revenge); Got Over feat. Harry Belafonte (Robert Glasper/Harry Belafonte); and I’m Dying of Thirst (Kendrick Lamar, from 2012’s Good Kid, M.A.A.d City).
Radiohead’s original vocals-led version of the track is below: