Listen: Christine and The Queens mash-up Rihanna’s ‘Kiss It Better’ and Kate Bush’s ‘Wuthering Heights’

A compelling, powerful cover

Héloïse Letissier, also known as Christine And The Queens, recently recorded a session for the BBC’s Live Lounge, which included a live version of her own track “5 Dollars” and a mash up of Rihanna’s “Kiss It Better” and Kate Bush’s “Wuthering Heights.”

Letissier puts forth a tough, androgynous image that pairs perfectly with her vulnerable tunes, and now that’s extended to her powerful covers. The mash up found unique ways to combine Rihanna’s upbeat, dissolving track with Kate Bush’s wild 1978 hit. “It’s so much about longing and being haunted by someone,” Letessier explained in the interview. “The two songs just answer themselves beautifully.”

You can check out the cover here and jump to about the 2:10:00 mark.