BEST NEW MUSIC: Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – Great To be Here

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IS: Big Crown Records YouTube

Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band are back with another pitch-perfect cover of a Jackson 5 classic (audio)

 

If there’s any band out there capable of making a covering a classic track like “Great To Be Here” by the Jackson 5, it’s Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band. And as expected, they knocked it completely out of the park on this one. Hard, chunky drums (complete with a long drum break, natch), tons of funky percussion, bass, guitar, all with the band’s signature use of steel drums taking the lead. It’s exactly what I expect to hear from a Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band cover and I wouldn’t want it any other way.

Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band’s new album, The Serpent’s Mouth is out now on Big Crown Records.

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