New Waves: ANR cover Kelis’s ‘Millionaire’

By | December 17th, 2011 | No Comments

On Friday, NYC-based 7” slingers Neon Gold Records released two videos featuring Miami synth-pop duo ANR — Brian Robertson and Michael-John Hancock — on NGTV. First up is a video for ANR’s cover of “Millionaire”, a single from Harlem rapper Kelis’s 2003 album, Tasty, which was produced by and features Andre 3000. Robertson and Hancock, whose chemistry is palpable during this shoot, slow the original down to a meditative stroll, a fitting interpretation of Kelis’s ruminations on the premise that money can’t buy happiness: “Mama, I’m a millionaire/but I feel like a bum.”

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