Frank Ocean Records Haunting Cover Of “Moon River”

The singer-songwriter breathes new life into a classic.

On Valentine’s Day, Frank Ocean dropped a swoon-worthy cover of “Moon River,” Henry Mancini’s Oscar-winning ballad, famously performed by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 film Breakfast At Tiffany’s..

 

The song has been re-imagined by many artists, including Andy Williams and Elton John. But Ocean’s inspired (and unanticipated) take showcases his unique, spacey vocal style and production values.

 

The 30-year-old rapper came out as bisexual in 2012, and later thanked Prince for helping him come to terms with his sexuality.

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