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16 February 2018, 16:34
'Get Here' is a truly beautiful love song, and we can't get enough of Oleta Adams' soothing 1991 ballad.
Sam Smith has now recorded his own version as a Spotify single, and it's truly marvellous.
Listen to Sam's amazing cover via Spotify below:
'Get Here' was originally recorded by American singer Brenda Russell in 1988. After scoring a modest hit, Oleta Adams recorded her own version a couple of years later and had an international success with the song.
Adams had heard Russell's version when it was playing in a record store in Stockholm, and decided to record it for her 1990 album Circle of One.
It became an anthem of sorts for US troops in the Gulf War at the time, due to the lyrics: "You can reach me by caravan, cross the desert like an Arab man".
Bonus fact: Adams' version was produced by Tears for Fears star Roland Orzabal. Watch the video for her version below: