Today it is quite impossible to run away from this unthinkable fusion between Massive Attack and Young Fathers. Voodoo in My Blood is an almost punk electronic comeback, and the video takes an enormous responsibility in its power. Rosamund Pike gets possessed by a robot-ball which somehow could represent our obsession with technology. The song starts with the distinct Liberian-Nigerian voices of the trio merging them with an electronic deep sound – only Massive Attack could do this – which easily recalls an alien abduction. Listen carefully. This is strange-scary and hypnotically good.
The Brooklyn native singer/songwriter made a ballad about Johny Cash and June Carter which not only makes justice to the roots of American music but pushes a pop feeling which makes it truly memorable.