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There’s a lot of Dave Matthews Band in Beyoncé’s “XO”, the Challenger sampling track from her still-can’t-escape-it late 2013 self-titled album. It’s preening pop that could fill an entire stadium and turn call and response flavor into a loud sing along. In other words, the kind of then you won’t get when Jay Z is busy performing his set during that On The Run Tour starting next month.

Somebody who knows a few things about stripped down, soul searching vocals that tend to bring you inward to your own emotions and thoughts is John Mayer. Thus, Mayer’s cover of “XO” comes right on time. Acoustic and personal, Mayer’s version offers a different slice of the Bey track, something that deals with plenty of romance and that unmistakable first person account of being in love.