Last Lap: Florence + The Machine Cover Drake And Rihanna’s “Take Care”

by (@kat_george)

Florence + The Machine Cover Drake’s “Take Care”
Florence + The Machine covered Drake‘s “Take Care” on BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge, and while the cover featured all the soaring, atmospheric vocals we love Florence Welch for, it missed the brooding darkness of Drake and Rihanna‘s original. [Spin]

Wyclef Jean’s Haiti Charity May Have Been Involved In Some Shady Spending
The books are allegedly failing to add up for Wyclef‘s Yele Haiti relief fund. The charity reportedly made $16 million in 2010, but only an alleged $5.1 million was spent on the relief effort. Wyclef is being defensive, and for Haiti’s sake, we hope he doesn’t turn out to be a swindler. [Billboard]

Sasha Frere-Jones Tumbls his favourite albums of 2011
The New Yorker‘s music critic, Sasha Frere-Jones, Tumbled his favorite albums of 2011 today, and between BeyoncĂ© and Tom Waits, there is some must hear music on this list (if you haven’t listened already). With a Spotify playlist to boot, get in before the year is out and you find yourself left behind. [Songs You Taught Me]

Watch A 25 Minute Preview Of Adele’s Live At Royal Albert Hall
A 25 minute preview of Adele‘s Live At The Royal Albert Hall has been released in anticipation of the whole thing dropping tomorrow. NSFW, watch as Adele swears, cackles, shares stories, and breaks your heart with her soul touching voice. [Prefix]

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