Michelle Kash Brings Sultry Vibes to Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus”

The singer/songwriter sat down with Celeb Secrets to talk about her newest cover.

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Michelle Kash is putting her own twist on Depeche Mode‘s “Personal Jesus” and it’s absolutely stunning.

The LA-based singer/songwriter’s seductive, fiery take on alternative pop is equally evocative and empowering in its confidence and charisma. In between echoes of swelling synths, her voice tows the line between a coy croon and a commanding chant on “Personal Jesus,” painting her as a 21st century temptress.

“I’ve always been looking for some cover to bring to the live set that I really connect with and that’s where ‘Personal Jesus’ came in,” Kash tells Celeb Secrets.  “When I was going through ideas, I instantly thought of [the song] because it’s one of the most legendary songs and I really connected with it with the arrangement.”

“When I sing ‘Personal Jesus,’ I have a vision of a sexual savior within myself or that I look for in others,” she shares. “It’s gritty and shadowy like an after-hours party. I hadn’t seen a woman cover the song, which added a different dimension. It paves the way for where I want to go musically.”

“Personal Jesus” follows Michelle‘s two previously released singles, “Smoking Gun,” a mesmerizing track about succumbing to the irresistible temptation of a toxic lover, and “Hurt Me,” a track that examines the difficulty of staying happy in a relationship without passion from a partner.

You can learn more about Michelle Kash and her music by watching our interview below.

Juliet Schroder

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.