Listen to the oft-troubled singer’s new version of Lesley Gore’s classic “It’s My Party.”
It’s no secret that Amy Winehouse has had a very troubled past few years (from her battles with addiction to a recent divorce), but the British singer looks to be righting her ship. She’s reportedly been at work on her third record, and now she has dropped a cover of Lesley Gore’s 1963 classic “It’s My Party.” Hear it here.
The track, produced by Back to Black producer Mark Ronson, will appear on the Quincy Jones-curated album Q: Soul Bossa Nostra, which collects covers by Akon, Usher, and others. (The record is due out later this year.) Winehouse and Ronson’s version stays true to Gore’s original, with Motown-style back-up vocals, hot brass stabs, and Winehouse’s strong, husky vocal delivery.