Torrini, Emiliana : To be free
...look beyond the obvious reference points and this is a truly splendid record.More on
It can't be much fun being Emiliana Torrini, an Icelandic native on the same label as the country's biggest pop
star, with a soundalike lusty voice and flinty phrasing. But look beyond the obvious reference points and this is a truly splendid record, as tender as a fresh bruise, as intimate as reading someone's private diary.
Torrini's version of the Edith
Piaf/Billie Holiday standard 'If You Go Away' is especially raw, drunk on grief.
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