Jaguar Jonze first snatched at our ears in the lead-up to BIGSOUND (so much so we did a little Q&A with her), and now the intriguing vocalist has grabbed the mic for Blue Mountains electronica duo Hermitude in triple j’s latest Like A Version.
Said Jaguar: “I got to jump on board as featured vocals with the talented duo Hermitude for their triple j Like A Version to cover…. *gulp* Nirvana’s Heart Shaped Box, which dropped fresh this morning. I was so flattered that they asked me to join them live on such an iconic song, but boy was I shaking hot in my boots. What an experience that I will treasure.”
This iteration of the grunge classic absolutely belts with ominous arpeggios and jagged rushes of synth from keys player-producer Luke Dubber, slithering ride-cymbal interludes from drummer-producer Angus Stuart, and knife’s-edge emotion in a ripper turn from vocalist Jonze.