Thursday, November 19, 2009
Daydreamers, Please Wake Up
My daughter introduced me to a terrific singer who also struck me as exactly the kind of artist I like; she believes music can change the world. She actually says something in her lyrics.
There's plenty of theatricality. She's got her gimmick. But she's got talent.
For those of you of a certain age, she's a cross between Shirley Bassey, Grace Jones and David Bowie. You know what I mean. Listen to "Sincerely Jane" by Janelle Monae:
Janelle Monae MySpace