This 'Glee' Star Is Kind Of Slaying The House Revival Game Right Now

Listen to Alex Newell and Matvey Emerson's 'Show Me Love' cover, and liiiiive.

Can we talk about how Alex Newell is kind of having a moment right now? Because Alex Newell is kind of having a moment right now.

The singer, best known for playing Unique Adams on "Glee," just released a cover of Robin S.'s iconic house classic, "Show Me Love," in collaboration with Russian DJ Matvey Emerson, aaaaaaaaaaaand it's amazing.

A renewed interest in '90s house music has been happening for a while now -- Katy Perry's Prism track "Walking On Air" is a prime example of how the house revival's been integrated into the pop mainstream. And remember Kid Ink's DJ Mustard-produced "Show Me" from last summer? That track actually interpolates "Show Me Love," in case you didn't know.

But Alex's talent hearken back to the masters of the genre -- Robin S., CeCe Peniston, Martha Wash -- in a way I haven't quite heard in this wave of house revival. It takes a certain kind of vocal excellence to produce ballad-level vocals over a frenetic dance beat, and Newell has totally got it.

For further proof of his flawlessness, not that you need it I hope, check out his Blonde collaboration, "All Cried Out," from earlier this year.

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