It has been a few years since The Sea was released, but Corinne Bailey Rae has made quiet little sparks every now and again, once giving soundtrack love ("Chains") and even reworking a classic ("Is This Love") in those flickers of light. She's back to court with a cover and this time she's putting the sweet acoustic soul stirrings on Paul McCartney and Wings' "Bluebird". Rae captures the original 1973 single with her class and astute musical ear, lining it in a plush bluesy interior that gives one of Band On The Run's most beloved tracks quite a lovely revamp.
The track should match well among the many other McCartney covers that are to appear on a forthcoming compilation entitled, The Art Of McCartney, which will explore and celebrate the legendary former Beatle and his catalog of solo and Wings-era work. For The Art Of McCartney, Rae will be in good company with the likes of Bob Dylan, BB King, Smokey Robinson, Willie Nelson, and many other legendary voices who are also featured on the project. Take flight after the cut.