Alice Ripley Releases Acoustic Cover Of 'Empire State Of Mind'

Alice Ripley Releases Acoustic Cover Of 'Empire State Of Mind'

Alice Ripley Releases Acoustic Cover Of 'Empire State Of Mind'Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley covers the uber popular recent chart-topping hit "Empire State Of Mind" by Alicia Keys in a new clip now available to hear.

Ripley strips the R&B/pop smash down to the basics with a ferocious and fiery guitar and vocals take on the tune.

"These streets will make you feel brand new / Big lights will inspire you," Ripley passionately croons in the new clip.

Of note, Ripley recently released a drum-accented take on the popular Alicia Keys song last month, as well.

Follow Ripley The Band on SoundCloud for more clips - including "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend", "So Many Ways", "Stand By Your Man" and many more - available here.

For more information on Alice Ripley and to receive regular updates on Ripley The Band, follow her on Twitter here.

Listen to Alice Ripley performing "Empire State Of Mind" below.


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