From Leela With Love
My fave tune of the moment is 'Miss You' by Leela James. It's a version of the Rolling Stones track from 1978 - at the height of their Studio 54, disco-trash connection. The original was always the coolest, but Leela finds an extra ounce of desperation and pain in the words.
She's from Los Angeles, she sings like a proper diva, in the tradition of Millie Jackson and Angie Stone. On the current album, 'Let's Do It Again', she keeps the emotions raw and transforms 'I Wanna Know What Love Is' into something billowing and potent.