Saturday, July 21, 2012
CD Review: Kimbra Sticks To Her "Vows"
The album begins with “Settle Down” which was originally released as a single in 2010 and peaked at #37 in her home country of New Zealand. The song uses minimal instrumentation, in order to focus on her vocals which have a jazzy, pop vibe to them, especially in “Something In The Way You Are.” The album’s second single; “Cameo Lover” has a more dance floor beat, while “Good Intent” has a jazz backdrop to enhance Kimbra’s sultry vocals. The dance beats are in full effect on “Come Into My Head” and “Posse,” before she shows off her harmonizing on “Home.” The album closes with the piano ballad “The Build Up,” then adds the bonus dance track “Warrior,” which hit #22 on the New Zealand single chart.
Kimbra is currently on tour all over the U.S. including a stop at the Austin City Limits Festival in October. Check out kimramusic.com for a complete list of tour dates and more information on the new album, “Vows.”
Posted by JP's Music Blog