Album Reviews

Music You Don't Know You Like Yet

EMILIE SIMON

The Flower Book

2007-05-14

From pop to electronica and English to French lyrics, Simon has experienced wide success in Europe and with this release sets her sights on the United States. Her background is avant, classical, jazz, string arrangements and soundtrack composition. The Flower Book is basically a compilation of the best of her first three European releases. As can be assumed, the album is not the most cohesive but has a variety of tempos and styles good for mixing it up track-by-track on the radio. The Stooges cover (2) reminds me of the Breeders or maybe Magnapop. Other sounds smell like Bjork, Kate Bush, and Joanna Newsom. –Pete

More reviews tagged #World

  • reviewed 07/2016

    Soren Juul
    This Moment

  • reviewed 07/2007

    KARLEX
    Ghetto Fabulous

  • reviewed 04/2009

    BUJU BANTON
    RASTA GOT SOUL

  • reviewed 11/2010

    THE GREEN
    The Green

  • reviewed 01/2005

    Pauline Scanlon
    Red Colour Sun

  • reviewed 01/2007

    SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR
    African Spirit

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.