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Barber, Patricia / Mythologies
Album:Mythologies Collection:Jazz
Artist:Barber, Patricia Added:09/2006
Label:Blue Note 

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 11, 2007:Old New Borrowed & Blues
Persephone
3.Oct 19, 2006:Old New Borrowed & Blues
Narcissus
2.Nov 20, 2006:Old New Borrowed & Blues
Icarus

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2006-11-25 
It's great that jazz singer Barber packs a lot of experimental ideas, but this set doesn't work. Soft storybook feel with occasional gospel choir, gentle guitar, and other touches ... I applaud the effort to try something different, but the results here don't play out well. The songs get dull quickly, and they dip heavily into smooth jazz (8) or -- oh no -- lite rock (10, which also includes a rap that lists endangered species).

Track Listing
1.The Moon 6.Orpheus/Sonnet
2.Morpheus 7.Persephone
3.Pygmalion 8.Narcissus
4.Hunger 9.Whiteworld/Oedipus
5.Icarus 10.Phaeton
 11.The Hours