The musician appeared on the program yesterday (May 9) for her intimate, stripped-back rendition of Ocean’s 2016 track, lifted from his album ‘Blonde’.
Without the spacious production elements of the original, Parks’ version is slower and sadder, carried by her breathy vocals and gentle piano.
Watch it below.
Speaking to host Sian Eleri prior to the performance, Parks touched on her relationship with the instrument.
“I started off playing classical piano when I was like seven or so and it always became the foundation of my music,” she said.
“It’s just been an instrument that has just kind of accompanied me through my musical life.”
Watch that below.
The pair played Bridgers’ original song ‘Kyoto’ from her 2020 album ‘Punisher’, as well as a cover of Radiohead‘s ‘ Fake Plastic Trees’.
She’s up for three awards at the event, including Female Solo Artist, Breakthrough Artist and Mastercard Album Of The Year for ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’.
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