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Watch Electro-Pop Singer Kiesza Perform an Acoustic Cover of Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box”

A surprisingly heartfelt, stripped-down performance from an artist known for dance-pop

If you don’t know Canadian singer-songwriter Kiesza by name, you still may know her crazy-infectious single “Hideaway.” But during a recent appearance on NME Basement Sessions, the singer proved that she’s good for more than just dancing her way through the streets of Brooklyn wearing suspenders. (For the record: she’s great at that.)
 
Armed with just an acoustic guitar, Kiesza delivered a surprisingly emotional and uncharacteristically stripped-down performance of Nirvana’s 1993 classic “Heart-Shaped Box.” Warning: this is likely to give you many feels.
 
If you’re left wanting more, be sure to check out her cover of another 90s classic — “What Is Love” by Haddaway:
 

 

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