Leave it to Brooklyn trio Lemonade to seek out a relatively unknown (and most certainly forgotten) cut from the Beverly Hills Cop III soundtrack, and rework it into a fresh tune with slow-grooving dance rhythms, hazy equatorial vibes, and plaintive vocal hooks. The inherent elements of ’90s R&B and the infusion of tropical motifs could come across as a bit ├╝ber-trendy, even kitschy in the wrong hands, but Lemonade makes this cover sound like it comes from a place of true sincerity, without as much as a knowing wink to discredit their efforts. The band is playing tonight in San Francisco and later this month in New York, the details of which are after the jump.

Thurs. 8/18 – San Francisco – Popscene @ The Rickshaw Stop
Sun: 8/28 – Brooklyn – Out In The Streets Festival @ Brooklyn Fireproof

The Place Where You Belong (Shai Cover)

The Place Where You Belong (Shai Cover)