429 Records

Soul songstress Macy Gray is back with her first album in more than two years. Covered, her anticipating forthcoming album, includes 16 covers of a variety of artists, such as Radiohead and the Eurythmics to Colbie Caillet and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Each track showcases the unique raspy voice and musical styling that brought Gray to music prominence.

Gray’s Covered will be released March 26.

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