Anybody who has heard almost anything from Macy Gray could have guessed that Prince is one of her strongest influences. But, just in case you've ever had any doubts it, this performance video makes her admiration absolutely clear. Purple is the predominant color, of course, while director Meiert Avis even recreates the classic bathtub scene from the "When Doves Cry" video. And in a further elucidation of her musical lineage: Fellow influence Natalie Cole makes a guest appearance on vocals, while Will.I.Am handles the piano duties. --> watch "Finally Made Me Happy"
Macy Gray "Finally Made You Happy" (Geffen)
Meiert Avis, director | Steven Johnson, producer | Pusher, production co | Labuda Management, rep | Danny Hiele, DP | Noah Caddis, editor