Sara Bareilles Delivers Soulful Version Of 'Theodosia Reprise' For Latest Hamildrop


Sara Bareilles contributed to the ever-growing checklist of Hamildrops on Oct. 31 along with her rendition of “Theodosia Reprise," a tune that was lower from the second act of Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning Hamilton musical.

Miranda created Hamildrops (Hamilton songs lined by quite a lot of artists which can be launched month-to-month) in lieu of making a second quantity of The Hamilton Mixtape. In a trend just like Hamildrops, the mixtape was an album stocked with Hamilton-inspired songs.

The new Bareilles observe is an change between Aaron Burr and his daughter, Theodosia. It contrasts the unique “Dear Theodosia” quantity — during which Burr displays on his daughter's delivery — by as a substitute mourning her mom’s dying. 

“Dear Theodosia, easy methods to say to you,” sings Bareilles’ heat voice. “Sometime final evening, your mom breathed your title/And like a flame that glints out too quickly, she died/She’s gone.” The tune is sluggish and clean, Bareilles soulfully constructing harmonies on prime of her personal voice.

The new Hamildrop options The Roots bandleader Questlove on drums and the present’s orchestrator Alex Lacamoire on piano and bass.

“Keeping you in your toes with a Halloween #Hamildrop,” Bareilles tweeted on Tuesday (Oct. 30), including, “bringing the ghosts out tonight.” She adopted her unique submit, writing, "This was one of many nice pleasures I’ve had.”

Listen to the most recent observe under.