UK spoken word poet G.R.E.E.Ds (Generating Rhymes to Engage the Enlightened Soul) teams up with his band The Remedies and singer/songwriter Jazz Bailey for their take on North London rapper Wretch 32‘s hit originally featuring Etta Bond, “Forgiveness.”

With an increasing urgency G.R.E.E.Ds recites powerful poetry, alongside Jazz Bailey’s emotive take on the chorus and The Remedies; beautiful melodies. The result is an innovative sound that paints a graphic, vivid picture. Here’s hoping 2012 really is the year of the poet, and will bring more performances like this one.

G.E.E.E.Ds and The Remedies’ new EP, Ready, is available to buy via iTunes.