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Siciliano, Dani / Likes...
Album:Likes... Collection:General
Artist:Siciliano, Dani Added:03/2004
Label:!K7 Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-03-15 Pull Date:2004-05-17 Charts:RPM/Electronica, Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:2 May18 Apr11 Apr28 Mar21 Mar

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Album Review
Reviewed 2004-03-09 
Dani Siciliano: Likes
Label: Studio !K7

I'm a bit torn here - I appreciate that Dani Siciliano has worked w/ some really dope people (Matthew Herbert is her husband), like Gilles Peterson, Plaid, Antipop, etc. And I like her voice. I like the songs she made, lyrics, melodies, etc. But I'm not impressed with the electro-glitch production work - mostly because I think it takes away from the quality of her vocals, rather than add to them. To me, the combination doesn't work. I think that she would do better if she did one or the other. I think the songs that were the best were the ones that were either mostly vocals (1, 2,11) or mostly electronics (5). But it's not a bad CD - it's worth it just to have the Nirvana cover.

1. Spacey & glitchy breathy vox, a sensual torch song
2. Vocal jazz trip-hop cover of Nirvana song
3. Comical song, cut & paste glitchy stuff, like a kid's song gone mad
4. Boppy broken-beat electro weirdness
5. Space-y glitchy synth interlude (slot machines?)
6. Nervy synths & catchy breathy vox
7. Wacky ballad, duet w/ Mugison & accordions at the end
8. Trippy spaced-out electro beats & sensual vox
9. Weird electro-acoustic glitchy noises; kind of an odd fit
10. Spaced-out ballad w/ comical effects
11. Mostly a vocal ballad, dramatic & sad

Track Listing
1.Same 6.All the Above
2.Come As You Are 7.Extra Ordinary
3.Canes & Trains 8.She Say Cliche
4.Walk the Line 9.Red
5.One String 10.Collaboration
 11.Remember to Forget