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In making her choices here she has leaned towards tunes associated with the Civil Rights movement.The other is Mood Indigo, which starts off, naturally, as a blues, and ends up as a blast.Rating: On this anthology of the Sabbath stars solo work, the best tracks are the early ones the brilliantly overboard Crazy Train and the camp faux-satanism of Mr Crowley, elevated by doomed guitarist Randy Rhoads.He breaks his penitent mood with the riotously unapologetic closer Whiskey And Pills.Scroll down for video.Every track is rewarding, but there are two that Lennox was born to sing.That said, these singers are all men, and all about.I'm yours right now, i put a spell on you.
Album OF THE week: Annie Lennox, Nostalgia, island, out October 27, rating: This album could easily be a non-event.
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One is Georgia On My Mind, the grave beauty of which suits her timbre down to the ground; the way she handles the gorgeous twist in the tune goes straight to the heart.
Strange Fruit, the almost unbearably sad story of a lynching, made famous by Billie Holiday, occupies a strategic position in the middle of the album, followed, like a balm, by Holidays own God Bless The Child.
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A modest rhythm guitar and a murmuring vocal pave the way for a honky-tonk piano.
The title track charts his highs and lows, but the peroxide hairdo and obliging sneer never change.At her own Women Of The World gig in London in 2011, she sat alone at the piano and converted a fine electro-pop song, putitas demalvinas No More I Love Yous, into something so right, so raw and bluesy, it could have been by Nina Simone.Ozzy osbourne, memoirs Of A Madman, epic, out now.Because you're mine, you know I love you, i love you, i love you, i love you anyhow, and I don't care, if you don't want.The 12 songs, nearly all from the Thirties, are so familiar that opening track, Memphis In June, is the only one without a Wikipedia page.Lennox rises to the challenge by keeping her versions short and giving each a distinct flavour, often carried by a single instrument a muted trumpet for I Cover The Waterfront, a yearning organ for God Bless The Child, a homely accordion for I Can Dream.You're running around, you know better daddy, i can't stand it cause you put me down.I put a spell on you.This feature is not available right now.Annie Lennox's voice is the star of the show, displaying power, control, texture and feeling.Please try again later.Its a set of covers drawn from the great American songbook, which is hardly a new idea.Because you're mine, song Discussions is protected.S.
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If I could have chosen one voice from the next age group down to join the club, it would have been Annie Lennox.
After that, Ozzy dug into a hard-riffing, panto-metal groove, only occasionally dropping the routine, as on acoustic rock ballad Mama, and Changes, his duet with daughter Kelly.