Music News

Janelle Monae – “Heroes” (David Bowie Remake)

Janelle Monae reimagines a David Bowie classic.

JanelleMonae_Heroes

Pepsi has partnered with Janelle Monae for a new global campaign that celebrates “music and football” entitled NOW. For her creative part, Monae has redone David Bowie’s “Heroes.” The song will be broadcast to nearly 100 countries along with shorts, a TV commercial and the interactive film Now Is What You make It, featuring football stars like Leo Messi.

“I love everything the film stands for. To me, it is all about that extraordinary burst of courage and passion which can embolden everyday people in a moment of spontaneity, which is also the message of David Bowie’s venerable song,” Monáe told BeatsBoxingMayhem in a prepared statement. “I was honored to join Pepsi for this campaign and remind people who now more than ever, we can all be heroes.”

Monae’s “Heroes” can be purchased HERE. You can compare her rendition to Bowie’s original below.

***************************************

Advertisements

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s