Written for Kurrent Music
Published November 5th 2015
Ciara’s Dark Side Sounds Good
Now that I’ve written a few blogs for Kurrent Music, you must have notice that I’m a pretty positive person. I look at Ciara as the same. I know her for her up-tempo songs, sexy slow jams, her colorful videos and, OMG,those dance moves!
I would think there is no dark side to her, so when I noticed she had recorded a cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Paint It Black”, I actually refused to listen to it. I expected she turned it into some slow airy and sultry R&B ballad. With that in mind, I thought I’d rather leave the depressive appeal of the original version together, because that was a perfect fit for me.
Though, “Paint It Black” by the Stones was probably released well before my time, it saw a re-release somewhere in the 90s due to the use of it in the popular TV series “Tour Of Duty”….