Tessanne Chin - Many Rivers to Cross ("The Voice" performance, 2013)
Tessanne was the last contestant to sing on the first Live Playoff round, aired on 4 November 2013. She sang the classic Jimmy Cliff ballad "Many Rivers to Cross", this song having special significance for Tessanne, having toured with the late Jimmy Cliff for several years in her past. Tessanne was visibly moved by the emotional performance.
The judges made the following comments about her performance
- Adam Levine - "Your talent is just mind-boggling, I don't even know where to start because I'm so dazzled by what just happened. In my opinion, vocally, it does not get better than what you just did."
- Christina Aguilera - "You deserve every second to feel this moment and feel the love in this room for you"
- Cee Lo Green - "They saved the best for last, you're one of my favourites Tess"
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