MOMENTS | Mash-up: Frank Ocean Covers Aaliyah’s Cover of Isley Brothers’ “At Your Best (You Are Love)”

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Frank Ocean commemorated what would have been Aaliyah’s 36th birthday by sharing his haunting interpretation of The Isley Brothers’ 1976 single “At Your Best (You Are Love),” a song famously covered by Aaliyah in 1994. Referred to on Ocean’s Tumblr as “You Are Luhh,” the cover features Ocean’s soulful falsetto and some light instrumentation. His pure, wordless falsetto creates an intimate and stripped down rendition that is very reminiscent of Aaliyah’s version of the song (which was also sampled on Drake’s Thank Me Later track “Unforgettable”)—a cover of a cover.