Written by | October 14, 2015 16:35 | No Comments

With our Helen Bach so excited for the Elvis Costello Q&A in Boston, and the new book complete with rave reviews, and the compilation album on the horizon, interviews everywhere you look (the NYT’s one was lousy), here is an old review of his wife Diana Krall back when she was really awesome (well, actually eight years after she was really awesome) at Carnegie Hall, June 24th, 2009

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Diana Krall And The 70s

Written by | January 30, 2015 0:06 | No Comments

I wouldn’t have bothered a full review at all but… when punk happened in 1976 it was God and the rest of pop was Sodom And Gomorrah and everything it wiped out is on this this album only much, much worse than you remember it.

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Diana Krall And The 70s

Written by | January 29, 2015 0:04 | No Comments

I wouldn’t have bothered a full review at all but… when punk happened in 1976 it was God and the rest of pop was Sodom And Gomorrah and everything it wiped out is on this this album only much, much worse than you remember it.

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Written by | September 28, 2014 0:04 | No Comments

Both of the songs “Desperado” and “California Dreaming” are useless. “California Dreaming”? it isn’t deep harmony why bother and Krall has zero, nothing, nada to add to “Desperado” if you’ve heard Linda Ronstadt’s version. Why is Gaga and Bennett singing “Cheek to Cheek”, by the way

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Written by | August 14, 2014 0:06 | No Comments

“Diana is too smart to ever oversing so I guess if your idea of fun is the jazz singer gliding though heavy emotional outbursts like “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word” be my guest. But as to why a woman who sing Gershwin should want to sing Finn I had no idea. I just wish she wouldn’t – Grade: C

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