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Watch Tame Impala cover Nelly Furtado song ‘Say It Right’

Kevin Parker and Tame Impala swung by the BBC Radio 1 studio to deliver a special rendition of Nelly Furtado song ‘Say It Right’.

Stepping back to 2006, Parker and the three-piece band recorded an entire live set from their hometown of Perth, Australia, as part of a new live session with radio host Annie Mac as the group continues to level up their online live streaming performances as part of the health crisis lockdown.

In what has become a common trend for Radio 1’s live sessions, the artist picks out an unusual cover to rework to the masses. Going left-field with ‘Say It Right’ by Nelly Furtado, Parker played around with the arrangement of the Canadian singer’s single.

Originally featuring on Furtado’s third studio album Loose in 2006, the track was written by Furtado, Tim “Timbaland” Mosley and Nate “Danja” Hills.

The cover arrived as the final track to be played by Parker and his group after they ran through a three-song setlist which also included tracks from their most recent album The Slow Rush in ‘Is It True’ and ‘Breathe Deeper’.

See the performance, below.

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