The Women Who Raised Me

The Women Who Raised Me

Artist: Kandace Springs

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Format: CD
Label: BLUE NOTE RECORDS
Genre: Blues & Jazz
Released: 03/06/2020
UPC: 602508633881

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DISC: 1

1. Devil May Care
2. Angel Eyes
3. I Put A Spell On You
4. Pearls
5. Ex-Factor
6. I Canít Make You Love Me
7. Gentle Rain
8. Solitude
9. The Nearness Of You
10. What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life
11. Killing Me Softly
12. Strange Fruit

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From the first second of Kandace Springs' new album ó as those warm, hand-plucked bass notes fill the air ó you know you've arrived at something different. And once she starts singing, well, it's pretty clear The Women Who Raised Me exists apart from the normal rules that govern space, time, and talent. While 2018's Indigo LP found the Nashville singer-pianist using modern production to bend sound into new genre forms in collaboration with Karriem Riggins, this set adheres sonically to jazz while Springs travels back and forth across a near-century of music. While the feel is as rich and complex as our host's voice, the concept is simple. Springs covers the women who inspired her while she was growing up, putting her own spin on songs associated with a dozen of the greatest female vocalists of all-time: Ella Fitzgerald, Roberta Flack, Astrud Gilberto, Lauryn Hill, Billie Holiday, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Carmen McRae, Bonnie Raitt, Sade, Nina Simone, and Dusty Springfield.