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Just found my Vera

I never ever had negative feelings towards you. We were only too young to grasp what others expected us to be. But I was never the same again. “(…)Remember how she said thatWe would meet againSome sunny day?(…)What has become of you?Does anybody else hereFeel the way I do?“ in “Vera“, by Pink Floyd

Female voices (pt.5) – Alison Sudol

…and then, “Liar Liar“, the song with the accordion which related to today. Well, I mean, after “Almost Lover” and “Hope For The Hopeless”, I just had to follow her/their path and know them. Alison Sudol fronts the band, A Fine Frenzy. From she was born in Seattle, songwriter Alison Sudol spent most of […]

Female voices (pt.4) – Jem

Almost by accident (thanks to Last.FM), I bumped into Jemma Griffiths (a.k.a. Jem) and she instantly caught my attention. From her own website: Jem was born in Wales, a misty and oddly shaped UK peninsula also responsible for bringing the world Tom Jones and Shirley Bassey among other things. From the age of thirteen she […]

Female voices (pt.3) – Mary Black

“If life is a river and your heart is a boatAnd just like a water baby, baby born to floatAnd if life is a wild wind that blows way on highThen your heart is Amelia dying to flyHeaven knows no frontiersAnd I’ve seen heaven in your eyes“ One morning is London, I was visiting an […]

Female voices (pt.1) – Fiona Apple

Listen to “Fast As You Can”, “Never Is A Promise”, “Please Please Please”, “Across The Universe” and you’ll become addicted. Addicted, I said. Her bio (at “Epic Records”) reads:Out of virtually nowhere, 19-year-old Fiona Apple established herself a visionary singer and songwriter with her 1996 debut album Tidal. With gems like “Shadowboxer,” “Criminal,” and “Sleep […]