Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

If you were wondering why Bob Dylan has been rhapsodising about Alicia Keys, you can get a good idea from her third studio album. ‘As I Am’ sees the piano songstress breaking free of her saccharine chains and delivering a streetwise, smoky set...

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Keys, Alicia : Girlfriend

Keys, Alicia : Girlfriend

"Taken from the forthcoming repackaged album 'Songs In A Minor'," apparently, which suggests in future artists will keep releasing the same record in different covers indefinitely. A bit like Moby does already, really. Or the way Silvertone have...

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Keys, Alicia : How Come You Don't Call Me?

Keys, Alicia : How Come You Don't Call Me?

Legend has it that Prince (remember him?) requested a private performance at his Minneapolis mansion when he came across, sorry, discovered, Grammy-grabbing nu soul sensation [a][/a]. It must’ve been quite a party, as the Small One...

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Keys, Alicia : A Woman's Worth

Keys, Alicia : A Woman's Worth

At just 20 years old, Alicia Keys potential knows no limits because her present form is so far ahead of the soul power pack. Here her voice lifts off from a simple electric piano riff, soars around Venus and plummets back to earth with a simple...

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Alicia Keys : London King's Cross Scala

Alicia Keys : London King's Cross Scala

Alicia Keys knows the value of putting on a show. Despite her music being the kind of 'proper' R&B that gets people who care about great musicianship and authenticity excited, the evening kicks off with the backing singers trilling ' Alicia Keys...

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Alicia Keys : Fallin

Alicia Keys : Fallin

Well this spanks a million monkeys. Vigorously. Piano tinkles, drum machine coughs like an athsmatic whippet and Alicia strokes your spine with ice cubes and spatters your spotty back with hot candle wax. Metaphorically speaking. Massive, massive...

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Alicia Keys : Toronto Sears Theatre

Alicia Keys : Toronto Sears Theatre

It's been a busy 12 months for Alicia Keys . The 20-something singer, having shot into the spotlight with a superb debut album and, more recently, having appeared in the A-list line-up of the 'America: A Tribute To Heroes' charity single, is now...

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Alicia Keys : Songs In A Minor [I]J Records[/I]

Alicia Keys : Songs In A Minor [I]J Records[/I]

Though her American success marks her out as the diva du jour , Alicia Keyes is worth much more than lazy pigeonholing or cursory attention. For a start, like Aretha Franklin before her, 20-year-old Keys is both a gorgeously expressive singer and...

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Alicia Keys : Songs In A Minor

Alicia Keys : Songs In A Minor

Alicia originally signed to Columbia Records and gave us a fleeting glance into her talents on the 'Men In Black' soundtrack way back when. Alicia's debut set finally gets to reach the masses, having being rescued by former Arista head honcho...

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Alicia Keys : London Hanover Grand

Alicia Keys : London Hanover Grand

In answer to the 'what's the dilly on this new talent?' poser, Alicia Keys is set to become this year's Jill Scott . Despite the negative connotations of comparisons, to truly comprehend Alicia Keys, her musical originality and the acclaim...

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