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Killing Me Softly With His Song

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Killing Me Softly With His Song

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Roberta Flack
Producers:
Atlantic

We gave it a B

The Fugees may have topped airplay charts with their recent hip-hop cover of Roberta Flack’s 1973 classic, but the tune will always belong to her. Even underscored with 125 thumping beats per minute, as it is on this updated dance version, Flack’s Killing Me Softly — thanks to her still-aching-after-all-these-years delivery — remains as haunting as the one she’s singing about.

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