I’ve been on a big Nina Simone kick lately (and think her name should be all caps, the way the Go Fug Yourself blog refers to Tilda Swinton as SWINTON). What’s not to love about a classically-trained, turban wearing woman with that voice? Here’s my favorite cover of a sad song:

(I’m also pretty sure the photo on this video is not NINA, so try to ignore that.)