Spellbinding. This haunting NYC artist weaves a web of deep sensuality, and
of beauty. She is the kind of siren that enchanted legendary sailors, who
lost their bearings and dashed their crafts against rocky shores. I'd already
heard this record a number of times, so I thought while I listened anew,
that I would do a couple of things around the house. By the middle of the
first song, I was sitting on the couch with the speakers roaring, my head
in my hands, lost in a reverie on the wonder of woman.
Her melodies are vast, dreamy sculptures that take you right out
of your body. Her singing is so smooth and inviting, you need only
allow yourself to float away to where that voice is leading you.
Every song seems to end too soon, and you start to fall, and then
you hit another air current, and climb again.
I have a weakness for all grooves resembling the bossa nova, and
I love the way she writes in this feel, but it's only a turn of
the diamond in her hand. I'm always in search of pop music that's
suitable for adults, and she's high on my list. If your life is
too busy, and you need someone to calm you down, here's a record
that will touch you in a place where it all makes sense again.