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Superstein, Andrea / World's Apart
Album:World's Apart Collection:Jazz
Artist:Superstein, Andrea Added:11/2019

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-11-27 
Reviewed: 2019-11-27
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: Superstein’s latest album showcases her skills as a songwriter and arranger as well as her sensuous voice. Most of the compositions, in English, French and Hebrew, are her own. Some of the songs explore the difficulty of connecting with one another in romantic relationships. Her band is both muscular & sharp.
If You Like: Madeleine Peyroux, Holland Greco, Melbreeze, Cecilia McLaren Savant
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ Nouveau (4:00) – drums start> fast tempo song> slows briefly, then swings back up bass solo with clapping> drum solo to fade
**2/ I Tried (3:22) – vocal starts> uptempo song with chorus> slow fade> quick stop
*3/ DeTemps En Temps (4:19) – electric piano starts> slow tempo song builds to midtempo> fade
4/ Be Your Woman (0:41) – vocal starts with chorus> short acapella song> quick stop
**5/ You Spend (4:27) – Rhodes starts> slow tempo song> swings to midtempo> Rhodes solo> slow song swings to fast tempo> fade
***6/ Angel Eyes (3:14) – drums start> midtempo song over uptempo beat> trumpet solo> uptempo song punctuated with trumpet fills> quick stop
*7/ Never Let It Go (4:30) – drums/Rhodes start> midtempo song over electronics> synth solo to fade>
*8/ Star Blues Pt. 1 (4:29) – vocal starts with chorus> slow tempo song builds in volume & intensity> sax solo> slow song> slow fade
***9/ My Favorite Things/ Mes Loies Quotidiennes (3:06) – bass starts> fast tempo song> electric piano solo> uptempo song> quick stop
*10/ Hakol (6:11) – Rhodes starts> midtempo song> crescendo> instrumental interlude> midtempo song> slow fade
*11/ Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright (4:09) – Rhodes starts> midtempo song over uptempo beat> trumpet solo> midtempo song> quick fade
12/ Garden Of Love (4:03) – vocal starts> slow tempo song> cello solo> slow song> slow fade
*13/ Star Blues Pt. 2 (2:47) – bass starts> midtempo song swings uptempo & struts> organ kicks in> uptempo song> quick fade

Track Listing
1.Nouveau 7.Never Let It Go
2.I Tried 8.Star Blues Pt. 1
3.De Temps En Temps 9.My Favourite Things/ Mes Joies Quotidiennes
4.Be Your Woman 10.Hakol
5.You Spend 11.Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
6.Angel Eyes 12.Garden Of Love
 13.Star Blues Pt 2