ALEJANDRA RIBERA

La Boca

2014-07-10

Ø  Her 2nd album

Ø  Born and lives in Canada

Ø  Father from Argentia, Mother from Scotland

Ø  Songs in Spanish, French, English

Ø  On Facebook gives genre as world-infused alt-pop

Ø  Performs at Jazz, Folk, and World Music festivals

Ø  Her influences: Bjork, Bette Midler, Billy Connolly, Rufus Wainwright, Chavela Vargas, and bagpipes.

Ø  Includes world's slowest-paced cover of Proclaimers "500 Miles"

Ø  Generally slower-paced, mellow, contemplative, calm.

Ø  Duet "Un Cygne, La Nuit" (#10) with Arthur H builds strong, worth playing.

Ø  FCC CLEAN.  -review by Gerald Etkind

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