Something in Advance of artpop

As tout le monde knows by now, tomorrow Lady Gaga’s artpop will drop, and given how impassioned her performance of “Dope” at the Youtube Music Awards one week ago was – musically she flies the highest when accompanying herself at the piano – it seems fitting on this Sunday evening to anticipate the occasion by sharing a memorable cover thereof found on Soundcloud by a little monster calling himself Silverkenon, who I’d wager is paying the song tribute from England: but whatever be his locale, his version is suffused with exquisite blue notes, though he blows a bit of levity into it with a few vocal purple passages as well.