If Joss Stone couldn’t sing, she’d make a wicked DJ. Here, she flaunts her crate-digging skills, and her gale-force belting, on a collection of Seventies (and Seventies- esque) soul. She unearths two Chi-Lites chestnuts and gives Broken Bells’ “The High Road” a psychedelic-soul makeover. But her musical instincts are off, and she steamrolls nearly every song with her bombastic blues growl. Seek out the originals.
Listen to “The High Road”: