Jorja Smith's cover of St. Germain song “Rose Rouge” is a leading single from the new album “Blue Note Re:Imagined”. This compilation contains a number of top young British musicians covering tracks from the phenomenal back catalog of iconic jazz label Blue Note Records.
“Rose Rouge” was originally released in 2000 by French musician Ludovic Navarre aka St. Germain on his album “Tourist”, and used a sample from Marlena Shaw's “Cookin With Blue Note At Montreux”.
Jorja recently released the jazz-infused song “Kiss Me in the Morning” for Netflix’s musical drama "The Eddy".
Watch below the video to Jorja Smith new song “Rose Rouge” leading single from the new album “Blue Note Re:Imagined”:
"I'm honored to be involved on this Blue Note album to rework St Germain's anthem 'Rose Rouge'. And with such an array of wonderful musicians on the album, including my brothers Ezra Collective", said Jorja.
"Blue Note Re:imagined" will include crème de la crème of UK new jazz scene: Shabaka Hutchings, Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia, Mr Jukes, Steam Down, Skinny Pelembe, Emma-Jean Thackray, Poppy Ajudha, Jordan Rakei, Fieh, Ishmael Ensemble, Blue Lab Beats, Melt Yourself Down, Yazmin Lacey, and Alfa Mist.
"Blue Note Re:Imagined" arrives 25 September 2020 via Blue Note and Decca Records.
Listen below to Jorja Smith new song “Rose Rouge” leading single from the new album “Blue Note Re:Imagined”:
Other wicked songs and projects worth checking this week:
RZA - Be Like Water
Leon Bridges, Terrace Martin - Sweeter
Jorja Smith - Rose Rouge
Angel Bat Dawid - Transition East
Nicola Conte, Gianluca Petrella, Raashan Ahmad - The Higher Love
Maxwell Owin, Phoebs - Come With the Ragga
Graham Costello's Strata - Lyra
Prince Fatty, Shniece McMenamin, Horseman - Take Me as I Am
The Brand New Heavies, Candy Dulfer - Candy Town
Cory Henry, The Funk Apostles - Rise
New Cool Collective - One More Time - Redux
Idris Ackamoor, The Pyramids - Theme for Cecil
J-Felix, Sol Goodman - Be Thankful for What You Got
Bryony Jarman-Pinto - Day Dream - Fish Factory Session
Gerald Clayton - Rejuvenation Agenda - Live
Cochemea - Chito's Song
El Michels Affair, Bobby Oroza - Reasons
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - The Healer
Feiertag, James Alexander Bright - It's Alright
Rejoicer - Choco & Bun