Adem's third album is a neat little curio of covers that reveals the seeds that would grow into the London nu-folkie.
It was like a scene out of some indie movie from the '90s.
Adem's got Love (the concept) on his mind, and his exploration of it is sophisticated, literate and surprisingly affecting.
Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami
Various Artists: Shirley Inspired
Mark Springer: The Watching Bird / The Rip Rig and Panic Piano Solos
'Tangerines' Is a Passionate Plea for Diplomacy and Coexistence
'Listen to Me Marlon' Makes It Clear That for Marlon Brando, Acting Was Surviving
The Internet: Ego Death (take 2)
'Five Easy Pieces' Must Be Appreciated on Its Own Cantankerous Terms
Sex, Lies, and Uprising in 'A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile'
"In 1975, with lawyers in the studio and a financial empire crumbling, Black Sabbath fought back with their last classic album of the decade.