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There’s Nothing Broken About This Singer’s Chilling Cover Of A Coldplay Classic

Listen to Mabel perform the band’s 2005 hit “Fix You.”

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From Paramore's version of "Passionfruit," to Bruno Mars' take on Adele's "All I Ask," to Ed Sheeran singing Little Mix's "Touch," the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge has delighted us with some incredible covers from our favorite artists. But it's also introduced to use to some new talents. One such artist is 22-year-old Mabel McVey, a pop singer and songwriter based in London. 

Mabel grew up in a musical household as the daughter of singer and songwriter Neneh Cherry and Massive Attack record producer Cameron McVey. In 2015, she started her own music career with her debut track "Know Me Better." In 2017, her song "Finders Keepers" became a hit in the U.K., spending five weeks on the U.K. Top 10. She's currently on tour with Harry Styles and is working on her debut album.


Yesterday, Mabel stopped by the Live Lounge to sing her latest single "Fine Line" and, of course, take on a cover of another artist's song as is customary on the BBC Radio 1 show. She chose to throw it back to 2005 with Coldplay's song "Fix You" from their third studio album, X&Y. The song has been widely sampled since its release more than a decade ago, but Mabel managed to put her own passionate spin on the single and show her incredible talent. 

You can check out her rendition in the video below:

And, if you want to hear what Mabel's latest single sounds like, watch the video below to see her perform "Fine Lines."


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