Jarett FajardoEric Benét recently delivered a soul-stirring cover of Prince‘s 1982 hit ballad, “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore” at the House of Blues in New Orleans during his joint M.E. tour with Marsha Ambrosius.
The R&B artist’s rendition of the song elicited a round of cheers from audience members, who sang along with Benét.
It’s very likely that Eric performed Prince’s iconic song to commemorate this Friday’s one-year anniversary of the legend’s death, which is being marked with new music.
The physical version of a new, six-song EP of previously unreleased Prince material is scheduled to arrive on June 2, with a digital version scheduled for release this Friday at the usual outlets.
The title track, “Deliverance,” is available to stream now.
Eric and Marsha’s tour will through June. Tickets are on sale now via ericbenet.net/events.
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