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"The performances here -- all slow-burning drama -- are uniformly astounding." Uncut "This is probably as good as it gets....Hypnotic." Mojo71.89215

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Entertainment Weekly (11/16/01, pp.130,133) - "...These 230 tracks detail how her expressive devices sharpened even as her identity blurred..." - Rating: B+Q (11/01, pp.138-9) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...This is the sound of Holiday at her height, before drugs and booze thinned out that hypnotic voice."Down Beat (1/02, pp.52-3) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...You can listen to this music all your life, and with every hearing discover layers whose existence you hadn't suspected; LADY DAY sounds just that fresh each and every time."JazzTimes (12/01, pp.127-8) - "...This brilliant body of work cemented Holiday's reputation as the greatest jazz singer of all time..."Vibe (11/01, p.150) - 5 discs out of 5 - "...The proximity of joy and sadness gives you the chills..."Mojo (Publisher) (12/01, p.126) - "...The music is some of the best small group vocal jazz ever..."51.2929

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JazzTimes (2/97, p.123) - "McCorkle's singing is wonderfully reminiscent of the young Billie Holiday..."0.9987243

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Entertainment Weekly (7/14/95, pp.52-54) - "...aims for supper-club sophistication from oldies by Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, and Ella Fitzgerald to composer Marc Shaiman's urbane, small-combo jazz score....an agreeable mix..." - Rating: B0.5992346

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Entertainment Weekly (11/24/95, p.107) - "...this disc is as glib, portentous, and effectively cynical as the hit Pitt creepathon itself. It's as schizophrenic as a serial killer, too, veering from Marvin Gaye to J.S. Bach to Billie Holiday as if all were mere fodder for depraved fantasies..."- Rating: B0.5992346

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Q (12/96, pp.126-131) - "...bolstered by comparisons to Edith Piaf and Billie Holiday, she has lost none of the warmth and tenderness or taste for folksy material with a wistful, Mediterranean feel....will bring a lump to the dryest throat."Down Beat (11/95, p.72) - 4.5 Stars - Very Good - Excellent - "...Evora, the queen of morna, bears comparison with Billie Holiday or Edith Piaf, her warm, dusky contralto brimming with melancholy nostalgia as she croons the Creole poetry of Cape Verde's finest composers..."Dirty Linen (2-3/96, p.77) - "...Evora's voice is rich and mellow, and sometimes even dreamy...The styles range from the uptempo...to the quiet...But throughout, Evora sings in a way that evokes both power and vulnerability, often both in the same breath."New York Times (Publisher) (1/6/96, p.C16) - Included on Neil Strauss' list of the Top 10 Albums of `95 - "Somewhere on the spectrum between Sade and Billie Holiday sits Ms. Evora..."0.5189524

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Q (12/96, pp.126-131) - "...bolstered by comparisons to Edith Piaf and Billie Holiday, she has lost none of the warmth and tenderness or taste for folksy material with a wistful, Mediterranean feel....will bring a lump to the dryest throat."Down Beat (11/95, p.72) - 4.5 Stars - Very Good - Excellent - "...Evora, the queen of morna, bears comparison with Billie Holiday or Edith Piaf, her warm, dusky contralto brimming with melancholy nostalgia as she croons the Creole poetry of Cape Verde's finest composers..."Dirty Linen (2-3/96, p.77) - "...Evora's voice is rich and mellow, and sometimes even dreamy...The styles range from the uptempo...to the quiet...But throughout, Evora sings in a way that evokes both power and vulnerability, often both in the same breath."New York Times (Publisher) (1/6/96, p.C16) - Included on Neil Strauss' list of the Top 10 Albums of `95 - "Somewhere on the spectrum between Sade and Billie Holiday sits Ms. Evora..."0.5189524

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Uncut (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]here's a quirky, haunted quality to the songs....[T]he effect is of floating dazedly above worldly matters, like a figure in a Chagall painting."Magnet (p.67) - Ranked #18 in Magnet's "The 20 Best Albums Of 2004" - "ESCONDIDA delivers the goods with the wilted-orchid whisper of Billie Holiday."CMJ (p.6) - "ESCONDIDA is a reminder that Americana isn't about patriotism, it's about the twisted roots of blues, jazz and country growing into something strange and beautiful."Mojo (Publisher) (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 - "It really is incredibly good....A contemporary of Billie Holiday this time around rather than a disciple of Will Oldham."Paste (magazine) - "Literate, spooky and utterly compelling, ESCONDIDA is not only an astonishing album, but the announcement of a singular, visionary talent."0.4943433

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Entertainment Weekly (5/3/02, p.86) - "...[Verve shows] how much DJ-jazz vocal fusion can offer..."Q (May 2002, p.125) - 4 out of 5 stars - "The jazz label's first modern makeover works surprisingly well....potent voices, lush setting."CMJ (5/13/02, p.4) - "...Breezy grooves that pay homage to some of the finest singers and instrumentalists of the 20th century..."JazzTimes (7-8/02, p.119) - "...The appeal of this CD has less to do with the music - though some of these reinterpretations are musically excellent - and more to do with the surprise of hearing timless voices like Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae, Dinah Washington...and especially, Billie Holiday in modern-day contexts..."Vibe (June 2002, p.155) - 4 out of 5 - "...The label opened its storied vault to today's hippest knob-twirlers, whose reinterpretations soar above bargain-basement expectations..."Mojo (Publisher) (5/02, p.110) - "...Extraordinary..."0.4905373

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.120) - Ranked #100 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "[The album] sustains a midnight mood of loneliness and lost love - it's a prototypical concept album."Mojo (Publisher) (2/01, p.104) - "The most indispensable Sinatra item. A collection of songs about unrequited love, not merely sung but lived out by a performer seemingly intent on sharing his own heartbreak with the world..."NME (Magazine) (8/12/00, p.28) - Ranked #7 in The NME "Top 30 Heartbreak Albums" - "...Smokey, bleak and at times desolate, it is easy to trace the line back to Billie Holiday....His voice has rarely had such devastating effect."0.3994897

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Entertainment Weekly (No. 819, p.88) - "Sly folkie, slow-jazz seductress, sparkling pop pixie--[Feist's] kaleidoscopic talents shift almost as constantly as her attention..." - Grade: A-Magnet (p.92) - "LET IT DIE brims with sweet melodies, gentle bossa-nova/folk tendencies and polite electronics."CMJ (No. 910, p.4) - "[Feist] makes lovely music stripped of trends and obvious cues, channeling dashes of Billie Holiday and all that old-school jazz..."0.3994897

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Rolling Stone (8/5/99, p.67) - 4 stars (out of 5) - "...one of several albums from which Evora...has acquired her glittering international reputation..."Entertainment Weekly (3/12/99, p.70) - "...a package of mellifluous Portuguese songs representing the romance of her native Sao Vicente. Evora's gift for conveying vulnerablity across language and culture is astonishing. Like Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday, she evokes thoughts of hearts won and lost." - Rating A-Dirty Linen (8-9/99, p.68) - "...glitters with gorgeous and evocative songs of longing and regret....places [Evora's] rich pipes over more traditional acoustic instrumentation..."0.3994897

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Entertainment Weekly (p.67) - "Highlighting the singer's sultry, heavy-lidded delivery....In her capable hands, jazz crossover gets a good name." - Grade: A-Uncut (p.111) - 3 stars out of 5 - "CARELESS LOVE has the same live-in-the-studio ambience that made Peggy Lee's BLACK COFFEE a benchmark album."CMJ (p.45) - "Peyroux is a great singer and not just because her phrasing would make Billie Holiday weep, but because she's clearly focused on showing off the emotional guts of the song more than her own vocal talent."Down Beat (p.68) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "Peyroux draws from a wide-ranging palette of styles....She has the chops to go far."Mojo (Publisher) (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 - "With a dry, present production by Larry Klein and subtle support from a starry acoustic band, CARELESS LOVE is gorgeous..."0.3495535

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Entertainment Weekly (p.67) - "Highlighting the singer's sultry, heavy-lidded delivery....In her capable hands, jazz crossover gets a good name." - Grade: A-Uncut (p.111) - 3 stars out of 5 - "CARELESS LOVE has the same live-in-the-studio ambience that made Peggy Lee's BLACK COFFEE a benchmark album."CMJ (p.45) - "Peyroux is a great singer and not just because her phrasing would make Billie Holiday weep, but because she's clearly focused on showing off the emotional guts of the song more than her own vocal talent."Down Beat (p.68) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "Peyroux draws from a wide-ranging palette of styles....She has the chops to go far."Mojo (Publisher) (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 - "With a dry, present production by Larry Klein and subtle support from a starry acoustic band, CARELESS LOVE is gorgeous..."0.3495535

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Entertainment Weekly (7/17/92, p.58) - "...aural time travel, with musical reminders of postwar Los Angeles and its noir movies, Raymond Chandler novels, and sexy torch singers...a serenade of remembered delights..." - Rating: ADown Beat (8/92, p.37) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "...A set of wistful ballads and gentle bop classics...paves no new paths but makes some gorgeous music...If, as [Haden] suggests, this disc should be treated like a film, I'll gladly buy the popcorn..."Musician (9/92, p.108) - "...Nostalgia can be treacherous, but Haden's bop ensemble bars the door on schmaltz, allowing only consummate invention into this program of tunes from Hollywood's lush life..."Village Voice (2/2/93, p.78) - "...The third Quartet West album is best, and not only because the latest excursion into noir jazz actually drafts three of the sultriest torch singers of postwar cabaret..."Reflex (11/10/92, p.70) - "...The spirits are abundant and vibrant in this aural time capsule of Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles...Haden is in top form...via electronic magic, Billie Holiday, Jo Stafford, and Jeri Southern sing alongside the band, as the ghosts and the era are revitalized..."New York Times (Publisher) (9/11/92, p.C24) - "...The noted bass player and his group pay homage to some of the more evocative pop and jazz sounds of the 1940's...drenched in film-noir moodiness..."0.2496811

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Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.110) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Rolling Stone (9/5/02, pp.69-70) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Their most ambitious album...Their riotous manifesto remains the same, but their musical dialect has expanded to include blues, soul and even traces of pristine Led Zepplin-era metal..."Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.110) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Rolling Stone (9/5/02, pp.69-70) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Their most ambitious album...Their riotous manifesto remains the same, but their musical dialect has expanded to include blues, soul and even traces of pristine Led Zepplin-era metal..."Spin (1/03, p.71) - Ranked #12 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year" - "...Their post-9/11 record, their postpartum record, and their sharpest statement yet."Spin (1/03, p.71) - Ranked #12 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year" - "...Their post-9/11 record, their postpartum record, and their sharpest statement yet."Q (10/02, p.117) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Sometimes an attitude, a thumping beat and an A-plus scream like the one Carrie Brownstein provides here are really all that's needed."Q (10/02, p.117) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Sometimes an attitude, a thumping beat and an A-plus scream like the one Carrie Brownstein provides here are really all that's needed."Uncut (1/03, p.97) - Ranked #58 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"Uncut (10/02, p.104) - 3.5 out of 5 - "...music of angles and intensity and art-inflected fury...fiercely bright, socially and emotionally engaged, justifiably righteous in places..."Uncut (1/03, p.97) - Ranked #58 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"Uncut (10/02, p.104) - 3.5 out of 5 - "...music of angles and intensity and art-inflected fury...fiercely bright, socially and emotionally engaged, justifiably righteous in places..."The Wire (9/02, p.63) - "...On ONE BEAT the trio confidently attempt a more complex take on the world....In places they come over like latterday Ronettes crossed with Shellac informed by the wisdom of Billie Holiday..."The Wire (9/02, p.63) - "...On ONE BEAT the trio confidently attempt a more complex take on the world....In places they come over like latterday Ronettes crossed with Shellac informed by the wisdom of Billie Holiday..."CMJ (12/30/02, p.10) - Ranked #6 on CMJ's "Top 10 of 2002"Mojo (Publisher) (9/02, p.108) - "...one of the great rock 'n' roll bands...these thirtysomethings have set themselves on shaping the future."Mojo (Publisher) (9/02, p.108) - "...one of the great rock 'n' roll bands...these thirtysomethings have set themselves on shaping the future."NME (Magazine) (8/17/02, p.32) - 7 out of 10 - "...In between the domestic, the commercial and the worldly, Sleater-Kinney keep it wild."NME (Magazine) (8/17/02, p.32) - 7 out of 10 - "...In between the domestic, the commercial and the worldly, Sleater-Kinney keep it wild."0.2471717

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JazzTimes (p.91) - "Allen's unique, distinctive keyboard style shines brightly throughout this recording."0.2160013

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Q (2/93, p.80) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...nothing less than a compression of the choicest American black music of the last sixty years..."0.1890012

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