Cover Star: Ashleigh Paylor Performs Ciara’s ‘Sorry’

Published: Saturday 26th Oct 2013 by Rashad

It’s Ciara’s birthday weekend!  In honor of one of our favorites, this week’s That Grape Juice Cover Star is Ashleigh Paylor singing ‘Sorry’ from Ci’s latest critically acclaimed self-titled set.  Watch below:

As ‘Sorry’ continues to ring as one of our favorite numbers from Cici, we always love to hear a cover that does the tune justice.  And, Paylor did just that and then some!

Uncannily sounding just like the ‘Promise’ singer in parts, Paylor was able to capture the emotion and sincerity of the lyrics without drowning them out or attempting to overcompensate with with dramatics and theatrics (see:  excessive melisma, volume, etc).

To that, we say bravo!

For more on Ashleigh Paylor, check out her Youtube page.

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  1. FutureCIARA October 26, 2013

    This was cunnt for her. Still feel like this song was soo under-rated!

  2. BITCHPLEASEEEEE October 26, 2013

    IS IT JUST ME OR SHE SOUND JUST LIKE CICI??

  3. royalkev October 26, 2013

    I agree, that was really close to Ci in several places. I like her choice of runs at the end. She sings smart and keep things simple. It’s a pretty clean cover.

  4. Tami Roman Beer Bottle Hidden Under Shaunnie Sofa October 26, 2013

    Couldn’t tell this was a cover some choppy parts and fell flat on the beginning of the bridge

  5. Martha May 29, 2016

    I love this

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