Listen—John Mayer Heads To The Studio For Beyonce ‘XO’ Cover

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Posted on 05/23/2014 at 10:52 AM

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John Mayer rips out a million hearts with his tender cover of Beyonce‘s “XO.” After debuting the rendition on his Australia Tour, the singer-songwriter headed into the studio to deliver an official version–flipping the R&B diva track into a soft, heartfelt ballad.

On the three-minute track, Mayer utilizes only a guitar, piano and harmonica to pin to the lyrics. He’s a marksman with music and will be releasing this performance to iTunes Tuesday (May 27). Talk about a real treat!

Even though he’s no longer with Katy Perry, Mayer digs into the love-strewn song to deliver a truly great song. Is this his not-so subtle way to beg for her back? We can only dream.

John Mayer -XO single cover art

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