Women singing not folk

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That, is the pinnacle of female singing, as far as I am concerned....

But, I'm a bit fan of Katie Melua...
''Call off the search'' is an outstanding album.
Can't think of much that is better produced.
(Those strings vs piano tho...)


 

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I have some catching up to do - Dendrite was on a mission, eh?!

OK, so post-party recovery day two amounted to girls' night in - first up, Margo Timmins. I don't really know any of the band's other stuff, but The Trinity Sessions has been a forever album ever since I first heard their cover of Sweet Jane on the OST of Natural Born Killers in 1990-something. The record itself is 1980-something and was recorded live in an old church.


Random bargain bin purchase from Our Price, also in the 90s. :lol: Again, I'm not really on board with much of her other material, a duet with k.d. lang aside (bit of a cheesefest, but their voices blend so beautifully, I hardly care), nor most jazz for that matter. However, this is a lovely album, though best experienced as a whole when infused to make the most of its stream-of-consciousness vibe. On a different day, I could have chosen the open title track or the heart-breaking, labyrinthine Oh My My, but today you're getting this one.


Can't really call myself of Emmylou fan particularly, but the first time I heard this, it was goosebump city. I really am a complete sucker for big reverbs. Also, I like the bluesey undertones even though it is not blues and how that voice sounds like it is actually coming from a deeper well (of understanding/feeling/expression/whatever - you get me, though).

 

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Aw, this is such a choon - not heard it in yonks. Altogether now, "Fascist baybeeeeeee..." :Wub:

I'm also with you and the big man re. Karen, Lizzo and Poly. Babes, all of them!

That's awesome. The other one I really liked from new-to-me stuff was the cheeky Christine and the Queens track DT posted, but he isn't here, so quote's on you.

But, I'm a bit fan of Katie Melua...
''Call off the search'' is an outstanding album.
One of my close mates has a total thing for her, but we part ways on this one. Maybe I never quite recovered from wanting to smash things every time I heard the song that starts, "This is the closest thing to crazy I have ever been", though not for want of trying - I really trust his taste - but honestly, I just don't get it.

ANYWAY. I just thought of another 90s special for 2much2young - played this tonight as well. B'DDOOOOOOOOOMMM

 

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One of my close mates has a total thing for her,
Me too....but first and foremost, think she's a brill artist :Smile3:

Plus - Not trusting my own judgement at the mo' cos....you know... month locked down alone n that
 

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Me too....but first and foremost, think she's a brill artist :Smile3:

Plus - Not trusting my own judgement at the mo' cos....you know... month locked down alone n that
I am totally not above crushes on artists. The latest was All Them Witches. All of them. :lol: *cough*secondKEXPperformance*cough* I just can't hear that voice without flashing back to "crazy" rage, kinda like the opposite of an instant gusher. In reality, I am sure she is delightful.


Listening to this has just inspired me to do something, I was going to abandon.

Thank you.
Oh! Well, whatever it was, nee botha. Have we had Bat for Lashes yet? Still pretty soft on the second album, revisited last night.

 

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Did I ever, at any point, mention I have a thing for bubble-gum-Rock?

...later...


...and the originator, as far as I'm concerned...


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Plus...she can REALLY sing... (better examples of her singing that are more recent, but I lost track of her after a point - some of it was a bit too "Celine Dion"
 
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