Album Reviews

Music You Don't Know You Like Yet

SABINA

Toujours

2014-02-16

  Best known for her work with New York band, Brazilian Girls, Sabina Sciubba moved back to Paris and recorded her first solo record, Toujours.  The album features her spoken-sung multi-lingual vocals over acoustic instruments with occasional keys, horns, and samples. Sabina claims she was inspired by 60's and 70's pop classics and that seems obvious when listening to "Sailor's Daughter" or "I Won't Let You Break Me"; both of which suggest a 60's girl group sound. If I didn't know better though, I would think I was listening to Nico, especially on first track "Cinema", which is reminiscent of Velvet Underground.  

Rebecca Ruth   

Quick Links:

More reviews tagged #World

  • reviewed 11/2017

    Giraffage
    Too Real

  • reviewed 05/2009

    STAFF BENDA BILILI
    Tres Tres Fort

  • reviewed 07/2004

    Miriam Makeba
    Reflections

  • reviewed 10/2008

    John Brown’s Body
    - Amplify

  • reviewed 03/2016

    Day Wave
    Hard To Read

  • reviewed 07/2006

    LOS LONELY BOYS
    Sacred

Compiled by the WYCE Journalism Club

The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the individual volunteers that submitted the article and do not necessarily reflect the views of WYCE or GRCMC; nor its staff, donors, or affiliates.