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Check out Self Esteem’s dance-inspired cover of Jimmy Cliff’s ‘You Can Get It If You Really Want’ from ‘This Town’ soundtrack

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Self Esteem has dropped the sonic new cover of Jimmy Cliff’s ‘You Can Get It If You Really Want’, shared as part of the This Town soundtrack.

Check it out below.The song was shared by the Sheffield singer as part of the new BBC series which aired over the Easter weekend, and takes place in the ’80s UK, amid the two-tone ska revival.Originally released back in 1995, the song was first shared by Jimmy Cliff as part of his album ‘Many Rivers To Cross’.“Persecution you must fear/ Win or lose you got to get your share/ You’ve got your mind set on a dream/ You can get it though hard it may seem now,” Self Esteem, real name Rebecca Lucy Taylor sings in the verse, putting a modern, dance spin on the original track.Check out both the original and the new Self Esteem cover below.The first two episodes of This Town aired over Easter weekend, with Self Esteem’s reimagining of ‘You Can Get It If You Really Want’ being played from the soundtrack, as well as Ray Laurél’s new version of ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’.The series “celebrates a thrilling evolution of sound, spirit and UK culture” and is set against the melting-pot scene of the Midlands in the 1980s.

The soundtrack is set to arrive on April 26 via Polydor, and features an eclectic mix of artists putting their own spin on songs from the era in a bid to pay tribute to the hugely formative period.As well as Self Esteem and Ray Laurél, upcoming episodes will include original covers from Mercury-nominated breakthrough Olivia Dean, Grammy-winner Gregory Porter, BRITs Rising Star nominee Sekou and Academy Award nominee Celeste.

Check out the full tracklist below.1. ‘You Can Get It If You Really Want’ – Self Esteem2. ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’ – Ray Laurél3. ‘Estella’ – Fuck The.

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