Tag: Nina Simone

KIRA SKOV – Song For Ewe

“Despite my deep infatuation with Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Chet Baker I always found jazz vocals to be a really difficult practise. But this album overall transcends the pitfalls of the genre. It’s really a great hybrid that reaches into the future, sounding totally fresh today. Laurie Anderson meets Nina Simone on the Mountain top!”

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“I was talking to Mick Harvey about our shared love of Joey Ramone’s incredible voice recently while we were on the tour bus, and it led me back to this. I listened to this record incessantly when I was young, every track a gem of melody and energy.”

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