Leona Lewis feat Childish Gambino – ‘Trouble’
Released: October 7, 2012 (ie after an X Factor performance)
Look, we said this was very excitingly above average and - TA-DA! - we were right.
One of the things we like about it, lyrically, is the whole idea that Leona is terrible, terrible person and the whole "oh I'll just do a sponsored walk for a donkey sanctuary" persona is simply a front for a towering megabastard.
Obviously it's still very much a Leona song, meaning it's just obvious enough and just different enough to do the job.
(The stream below is a radio rip until a proper version appears.)