She sings about romance and optimism in English and Portuguese.
Assad creates a moodier, but equally enthralling, complement to 2005's excellent Verde.
Assad's guitar technique and arrangements are impeccable, her singing sweet and alluring, her experimental flourishes tasteful and never intrusive -- all of which comes largely at the sacrifice of passion.
David Bowie: Who Can I Be Now? (1974/1976)
Erroll Garner: Ready Take One
Ways of Seeing Kate Bush
Play Out the Play: Orson Welles’ Chimes at Midnight
Hieroglyphic Being: The Disco's of Imhotep
On Friedrich Nietzsche's Early Intellectual, Emotional, and Spiritual Development
The Frightnrs: Nothing More to Say
"Rainer Werner Fassbinder is the whole show.