Artists | Issues | CD Reviews | Interviews | Concert Reviews | DVD/Video Reviews | Book Reviews | Who We Are | Staff | Home
 
Non-Prog CD Reviews

Lillimure

Something (digital single)

Review by Gary Hill

This new single is pretty intriguing stuff. The first instinct might be to think of it is a retro, jazz affair. There is a lot of that here. The thing is, there is a modern sort of angle to it, too. In some ways I'm reminded a bit of Meghan Trainor. Yet at the same time, I can hear some echoes of Rickie Lee Jones. The end result is a piece that is captivating and fresh, while still tied to the rich legacy of the past. It's also a fun cut.

This review is available in book format (hardcover and paperback) in Music Street Journal: 2019  Volume 3 at lulu.com/strangesound.


Track by Track Review
Something

Cool retro jazz grooves open this cut. The vocals bring a more modern edge, but also seem informed by a lot of the old scat singing of the jazz era. This is soulful and so cool. I love the little guitar fills. The organ sounds are classy, too. There is some great energy to it. I love some of the unusual meters used on the vocal line, as well.

 
More CD Reviews
Metal/Prog Metal
Non-Prog
Progressive Rock

Ultimate Indie Bundle Banner
 
Google

   Creative Commons License
   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

    © 2019 Music Street Journal                                                                           Site design and programming by Studio Fyra, Inc./Beetcafe.com