Earlier this year, VEVO and YouTube’s UNSTAGED series featured [lastfm]John Legend[/lastfm] & [lastfm]The Roots[/lastfm]’ collaborative effort Wake Up which was comprised entirely of covers. Though [lastfm]Arcade Fire[/lastfm]’s “Wake Up” was the first song they recorded together and serves as the album’s title, it did not make the final cut for the disc.
Legend & The Roots’ UNSTAGED performance has been available for a while, but the studio recording of the track has just now been released…
“Wake Up” – John Legend & The Roots
Here is the live version for American Express’ “Unstaged” concert series:
Free Download: “Dear God 2.0″ – The Roots with Jim James of My Morning Jacket
Free MP3 Download: Arcade Fire “Ready To Start”
Photos: Arcade Fire Live at Lollapalooza