Chance the Rapper has been keeping a lovely number in his back pocket during recent performances: a cover of the Arthur theme song. To repeat: Chance the Rapper has been covering the theme song for a beloved PBS series, which was adapted from a beloved book series, which features everyone's favorite aardvark and his ragtag crew. Now he’s gone into the studio and given the track a produced polish, with Wyclef Jean and Jessie Ware joining the fun for good measure.
The cover, titled “Wonderful Everyday: Arthur,” is a delightful rendition of the original: it takes that simple chorus and makes it a rousing singalong anthem. Chance delivers a soulful vocal, and is backed by a gospel choir, some gentle piano, and the childhood memories of millennials everywhere. Enjoy.