Watch TV on the Radio Cover “Nothing Compares 2 U” at Yale’s Prince and David Bowie Conference

CENTURY CITY, CA - JULY 25: (L-R) Musicians Kyp Malone, Jahphet Landis, Tunde Adebimpe and Dave Sitek of TV On The Radio perform onstage during the Annenberg Foundation and KCRW's 'Sound In Focus' Concert Series, with TV On The Radio and Boxed In at Annenberg Space For Photography on July 25, 2015 in Century City, California. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Getty Images for Annenberg Foundation)

As part of Yale University’s celebrity-studded “Blackstar Rising & The Purple Reign: Celebrating the Legacies of David Bowie and Prince” conference this past week, TV on the Radio took to the stage for a live performance. During their set, they covered “Nothing Compares 2 U,” the 1990 Sinead O’Connor hit written (and also recorded in the mid-’80s) by Prince.

Notable speakers at the event included Solange, Questlove, Kimbra, former Prince collaborator Sheila E., and jazz bandleader and Blackstar saxophonist Donny McCaslin. TV on the Radio’s set closed the weekend on Saturday. Watch the intimate performance of “Nothing Compares 2 U,” in which Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe trade lead vocals, below.

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