Nova One covers a Robyn classic for a friend in need

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Nova One may be dancing on their own, but they are making sure their friend does not. This past Friday (February 4), the project of Providence artist Roz Raskin released a dreamy cosmic-pop rendition of Robyn’s electro classic “Dancing On My Own” via Bandcamp, and all money raised from the self-recorded and self-mixed cover will help out a friend in need.

Raskin writes: “this cover is for my dear friend martha who is going through stage 3 ovarian cancer treatments. all donations to this track will go directly to her ongoing treatments and expenses. thank you <3”.

That kind of inspiration makes this cover all the more alluring as Raskin strips away the original’s dance-pop gloss. Check it out below, and read our article from December 2019 about how Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” helped define our collective online experience of the 2010s.