FKA twigs dropped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge today, and covered ‘Elastic Heart’ by Sia. Pairing back the belting original, it’s a sparse, eerie and tension-filled reworking, twigs completely unleashing vocally. She also goes to the extra lengths of inviting Dominant into the studios for a dance showdown.
She also performed ‘In Time’ from her new EP ‘M3LL155X,’ which she released last month together with five self-directed music videos.
Speaking to Radio 1’s Annie Mac previously, twigs said of the new EP’s title; “[it’s] a way of me objectifying a female strength that I’ve been in touch with a lot. It’s not an alter-ego… It was more just a way of me separating myself from it - ‘How would Mellissa feel?’”
Watch FKA twigs’ Live Lounge performance of Sia’s ‘Elastic Heart’ below.
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