Now, don't get us wrong here — Aaliyah was a fabulous musician. Though her pipes weren't earth-shattering, her vocal delivery always went down like some sort of spiked honey — smooth with a bite. BANKS has the pipes and Aaliyah's delivery down pat. Her acoustic cover of 1998's "Are You That Somebody" is aural perfection. Who would have thought Aaliyah's slinky bass-heavy production would translate so seamlessly to acoustic guitar? We sure as heck did not, but we're beside ourselves that it happened.
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