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Sia gloriously covers The Beatles’ “Blackbird” — listen

on August 05, 2016, 12:10pm


The notoriously shy Sia has found comfort in lending her voice to animated films, from Finding Dory to My Little Pony and now the Beatles-inspired Netflix animated children’s series Beat Bugs. Sia joins the lengthy list of contributors like The Shins, Eddie Vedder and more, who have all put their spin on a Beatles classic.

Sia’s choice of song is “Blackbird”, and her rendition soundtracks a scene that takes the song’s context literally as a blackbird struggles to fly. While her version stays true to the original, she finds space to inject her signature inflections and harrowing vocal breaks. Hear a clip above.

The full track can be heard on Apple Music.