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The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things To Watch/Listen To Today

The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things To Watch/Listen To Today

Brendan Grace - Funny Man

... a reminder of just what the world has lost 

Following the untimely passing of Brendan Grace this morning, there has been an outpouring of love for the comedian. We even have a run-through of his best bits here. From his cameo as the jungle-loving Father Fintan Stack in Father Ted to his Bottler character, Grace's comedy was admired and enjoyed by all. So, here's a comedy special he performed in the Gaiety Theatre:

Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

...it's been seven years since one of the decade's greatest albums was released

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There's a dearth of new albums out today, so instead, we're going to throw it all the way back to 2012. Channel Orange was Frank Ocean's debut album, featuring cameos from the likes of Andre 3000, Earl Sweatshirt, and John Mayer. The album was a turning point for R&B, although multi-faceted in terms of genre, with Ocean singing and rapping in equal measure. Even seven years on, the record sounds just as timeless. You can listen to the album here:

 

AJ Tracey X Jorja Smith - Flowers (Sunship Remix) Cover

... one of the best Radio 1 Live Lounges we've seen

The Sunship remix of Sweet Female Attitude's 'Flowers' is a staple in any garage playlist. Following on from their collaboration on the garage-influenced track 'Ladbroke Grove', Smith and Tracey covered the song during their Live Lounge. Tracey's new verses over the classic beat give 'Flowers' a face for 2019, whilst Smith's brilliant vocal performance on the chorus is a joy to behold. Catch the full performance below:

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