Listen To A 14-Year Old Miguel Croon On Unearthed Track “U R On My Mind”

Recorded in 1999, the track also features Blu.

October 24, 2015

Back in 1999, Miguel was already in training to become the freak-soul god he is today, as you'll hear on "U R on My Mind." Posted to Soundcloud last night (read Miguel's reminiscences on the track below), you'll hear the younger Miguel hit a distinctly Lauryn Hill sound. That lovesick vibe is compounded by a verse from Blu, rap's underground stalwart, and given a bubbling, spacey edge by producer Anthony Williams. Check that out below, then watch Miguel's "Waves" video from his excellent new album Wildheart.

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“NEVER BEFORE RELEASED. Recorded this song sometime in the fall of 1999 with Blu and Anthony Williams. I was 14 years old, ha. This photo was taken around Halloween 2007. Waves - M”
Listen To A 14-Year Old Miguel Croon On Unearthed Track “U R On My Mind”