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Archive for the 'fiona apple' Category

The new Fiona Apple album

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

I like neurotic women who make strange, passionate and smart music. Always have. That said… I get the impression she’s always believed (or, at least, read) her own press. Problem: she finally made an album not at all worthy of past rave reviews. The lyrics are labored, the vocal tics affected and the arrangements fussy. [...]

O Fiona, Where Art Thou?

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Release a new album, tour, just DO something.

Fiona Apple At Mountain Winery, Saratoga: Managing The Inner Basket Case

Sunday, July 2nd, 2006

This was one of the best shows I’ve seen in years. Despite the Paul Factor– yeah, the three most annoying people in the audience* were sitting to my left and behind me– Fiona managed to make it more than memorable. In a good way. First of all, if you didn’t already know it, Fiona is [...]

Last Year’s Favorite Things (A Partial, Late List)

Sunday, January 15th, 2006

I was preoccupied during the last few months (like, the last 8 or 9, actually) of the 2005 and didn’t feel passionately about contributing a List. I have since been suffering post-no-list remorse and need to be clear of this negativity. I came really close to listing the Kate Bush CD Aerial but I need [...]