Straight No Chaser ft. Sara Bareilles - I Want You Back

Straight No Chaser
Under The Influence

If NASA asked me to select a single song to beam into space, as representative of humanity’s greatest achievements in the arena of pop music, my hands-down selection would be the Jackson 5’s I Want You Back. It’s just that damn good. While there’s no improving on perfection, Booth newcomers Straight No Chaser put a fresh and impressive twist on the 1969 classic on single numero uno off their next studio album. A 10-piece a cappella group formed while the members were attending Indiana University, the Atlantic Records signees faithfully recreate the record’s instrumental backdrop as singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles delivers an inspired rendition of the young MJ‘s lead vocals. Think Straight, No Chaser did justice to the Jacksons’ beloved debut single? If so, you’ll be able to hear more from this talented ensemble on their Under the Influence LP, set to hit record stores and online retailers May 7.

Straight No Chaser AlternativeEditors PicksR And B Pop

Written by
Posted 3 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

D.R.A.M. “Big Baby D.R.A.M.” 1 Listen Album Review

D.R.A.M.'s debut album isn't flawless but it's full of fun, love and joy. Read More
Posted one day ago by Yoh

“Rick Grimes is Dead,” According to Murs’ Latest Video

The veteran emcee capitalizes off of the most popular TV show in the country with a zombie-filled quickstrike release. Read More
Posted one day ago by Brent Bradley

Joe Budden’s “Rage & The Machine” is a Reminder He’s a Great Emcee

On his latest album, Budden displays the lyrical and conceptual skills that made fans love him in the first place. Read More
Posted one day ago by Brent Bradley

Nas’ Album Isn’t Done Yet, But You Should Be Excited About It

Jay Z’s long-time A&R and the guy who signed Kanye is working on Nas’ new album—and that’s good news for everyone. Read More
Posted about 2 days ago by Andy James

Chance The Rapper Releases “How Great” Video, But It’s Not That Great

The video serves as a reminder that no artist is perfect, and everyone has the occasional misfire. Read More
Posted about 2 days ago by Brent Bradley

Get to Know TDE’s Lance Skiiiwalker & The True Meaning Behind “Introverted Intuition”

Lance Skiiiwalker is no longer TDE's John Doe, but an artist with a bold creative vision. Read More
Posted about 2 days ago by Yoh
Sample Text - Sample Link




Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.