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Must Hear: Leona Lewis Debuts Song ‘Come Alive’ At ‘Hackney Weekend’

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Breaking briefly from the (re)recording of her ‘Glassheart’ LP, Leona Lewis took front stage centre at Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend moments ago, where she debuted a new song.

Christened ‘Come Alive’, the cut was cooked up by Fraser T. Smith and is set to feature on ‘Glass’ – which is reportedly now set for a Summer release.

Take a listen after the jump…

Hmm. Will await studio version (and more material). As the rest of her set re-affirmed, Ms. Lewis -regardless of her current predicament- remains one of the industry’s mos gifted acts. Here’s hoping she’s crafted material and an image that will allow that to be hammered into the minds of the masses this go round.

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25 Comments

  1. June 23, 2012 at 8:57 am
    PrettyYoungThing says:
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    I applaud for giving us something interesting and not a dance track.

    • June 23, 2012 at 11:22 am
      mobwife says:
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      This sounds like a dance tack in the making! But it’s not a bad track. It’s along the lines of the other “slow-mixed” euro-tracks out!

  2. June 23, 2012 at 9:05 am
    Michal says:
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    She was out of this world. I’m so proud of you Leona! COME ALIVE is a piece of art.

    • June 23, 2012 at 3:52 pm
      Marcos O'liva says:
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      i dont know. maybe its me but it sounded very dark and gothic to me.

  3. June 23, 2012 at 9:10 am
    Damn says:
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    Yesssssssss Leona I’m still with you Girl

  4. June 23, 2012 at 9:34 am
    ThatBoyLuke says:
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    I love that it’s dark and atmospheric, It makes me think of Florence & the Machine and the dark electronic music that didn’t make it to the final version of the new Evanescense album.
    Personally I think this is one of her best songs yet, I love the darkness and the lush instrumentals and I hope the album is full of big songs like this. I also think she needs to drop the charade that the album is “Glassheart” I’m pretty sure the album has been re recorded minus “Collide”, she should name it after this track and re shoot that tacky artwork with something dark and epic looking.

    • June 23, 2012 at 6:08 pm
      sapphier says:
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      where can i find music that didn’t make it to evanescence album

  5. June 23, 2012 at 9:40 am
    MusicIsLife says:
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    WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW!

  6. June 23, 2012 at 9:46 am
    ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) says:
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    It’s interesting. I just hope it doesn’t sound boring in HQ. Let’s just hope she comes back as the kind of artist she wants to be, no label interventions.

  7. June 23, 2012 at 9:51 am
    Benron says:
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    Disaster, I find her voice really boring but she is a GREAT singer.

    • June 23, 2012 at 10:33 am
      im not throwing shade, but says:
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      I agree! I’m not sure about the song but her voice doesn’t even give it a great vocal live, the vocals are lazy. I could imagine someone else singing this better

    • June 23, 2012 at 1:39 pm
      number1k9 says:
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      I totally agree.

      Her voice bores me to death. And kinda even annoys me.

      Not to mention she will likely ONLY have success in the U.S. if she records and releases Mariah Carey-esc tracks like “Bleeding Love.”

      Who is checking for her to sing over a dance beat like this, NOT ME!

  8. June 23, 2012 at 10:10 am
    Lax says:
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    Wonderful!

  9. June 23, 2012 at 10:11 am
    cassy says:
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    i love leona new song she is simply the best cant wait for her new album she looks and sounds amazing

  10. June 23, 2012 at 10:33 am
    Kahari says:
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    I like it. Maybe the wait was worth it. This new sound has an edge to it. Urban pop. I can definitely hear this blasting from the clubs, be it black or white.

  11. June 23, 2012 at 11:23 am
    Vince says:
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    Finally something wit substance

    Sayonara love letter, and all that crap

    Im more than rdy for the good stuff, Bring it !

  12. June 23, 2012 at 11:31 am
    Viciousss says:
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    This is fab

  13. June 23, 2012 at 12:13 pm
    Shuh says:
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    WOW!! INCREDIBLE! When Leona fully returns – Wigs will be snatched!

  14. June 23, 2012 at 12:19 pm
    Mike says:
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    The chorus is incredible. This is not the new single though, she was just showcasing a new track from the album, for those wondering.

  15. June 23, 2012 at 12:32 pm
    aynon says:
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    sounds like an evanescence song

  16. June 23, 2012 at 2:48 pm
    monstarebel says:
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    She’s so cute I love her!!!!!!

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  18. June 24, 2012 at 11:27 am
    matt says:
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    leona lewis is simply the best her new song come alive is amazing

  19. June 25, 2012 at 4:19 pm
    MRDIVABITCH says:
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    Actually, very interesting! she is carving her own sound now after swagger-jacking Mariah for her first album…

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