Up-and-coming R&B singer Alex Vaughan has released his cover of Brandy’s 1998 hit “Almost Don’t Count” as part of a Spotify single.
The remake was released on the 25th anniversary of Brandy’s album. never say never, featuring the original track. (never say never It was released in the United States on June 9, 1998 by Atlantic Records. )
LVRN’s Senior Vice President of A&R and Executive Producer Brian Michael Cox helped orchestrate Vaughn’s powerful performance. In this remake, Vaughan’s voice is reminiscent of Brandy’s original version, with a warmer texture, but with a new arrangement featuring a prominent piano.
“‘Almost Doesn’t Count’ is definitely one of my favorite records. never say never album. It’s a timeless ballad with an emphasis on lyrics and beats. I’m still in awe when I get asked to cover Brandy’s songs,” Vaughan said.
She added, “Brandy is such an iconic vocalist that I was a little apprehensive about recording, but I wanted to make the most of the song while adding my own twist to it. The legendary B. Cox was in charge of recreating and was very supportive in and out of the studio, making sure I was comfortable and ultimately enjoying myself. It gave me a different impression than what I had heard in years, which made me more immersed in the song.”
Bourne not only released a new cover, but also upgraded her song “Do You Ever” to a lively, upbeat ’90s-inspired vibe.
The original version of “Do You Ever” is Vaughn’s heart bookwill be released in 2022.
“This project started as a compilation of thoughts from old relationships, but has grown into a quilted map of patterns and events, not just love,” Vaughan said. “The important thing is to be honest with yourself and how you feel about the changes that are happening. It’s that they give me.”
Mr Vaughan resigned earlier this year Heart Book (Home Girl Pack). It consists of two new remixes of the standard version of the song, featuring appearances by Ali Lennox, Muni Long and Summer Walker.
In a May interview with Mr. Cox, he hinted at plans for another edition of Vaughn’s book. heart book. “We’re working through and considering what the Homeboy Pack will look like, and hopefully we can get that particular concept off the ground,” he told Rated R&B.
In other news, Cox was recently spotted in the studio with Grammy Award winner Muni Long.
Listen to Alex Vaughn’s cover of Brandy’s “Almost Doesn’t Count” below.