Leon Bridges & Keite Young Share ‘Like A Ship’ Cover From ‘Truth To Power Project’

By Scott Bernstein Feb 26, 2021 8:00 am PST

Leon Bridges teamed up with fellow Texas-based musician Keite Young to cover Pastor T.L. Barrett’s “Like A Ship.” The track was released today ahead of its inclusion on Truth To Power Project’s Soundtrack To Empowerment which is due on Record Store Day 2021.

Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth For Christ Choir released the original “Like A Ship (Without A Sail)” as the title track on their 1971 album. Kanye West sampled the gospel classic on The Life Of Pablo.

“The Truth to Power Project is a creative endeavor working to engage people with inspiring new music and multimedia content to encourage community involvement. Let’s bring truth to the light so that we can heal, grow, and prosper together,” reads a note on the organization’s website. Soundtrack To Empowerment is curated by Eastwood Music Group, the Dallas Mavericks and FirstCom Music UMPG. Black Pumas, Ghost-Note and Bastards Of Soul are among other contributors to the 22-track compilation.

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