She sings like Shirley Bassey! A Great Disc, too bad she has drug issues!
Apr 29, 2009
I had been seeing some of the videos of an fairly beautiful woman with a lot of tatoos and the catchy voice so I decided to take a chance on this CD. I basically bought it blindly and have no regrets. Amy has an amazing voice and much better song array than Nora Jones who she seems to sound like. Most of the songs seem to borrow riffs from 60's Motown classics and inject new words and new life to. I was thinking that Me & Mr. Jones would be a remake of the Billy Paul classic but it is a totally different song though I think the title is in tribute to the original.
When I first put this CD it seemed to start abruptly with Rehab but I guess that it was intentional like what rehab does to your body. There is one song that uses the f word alot like Gwen Stefani's Hollaback girl using the s word so I guess that this CD definately deserves its mature rating.
This is definately a good CD to throw on your laptop to relax while you play solitaire!
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