Was It All A Daydream? (Music Thoughts: A Kind of Daydream, Lisa Addeo)

q4alb01802858One look at Lisa Addeo’s album cover and you know exactly what her ‘brand’ is – chanteuse. She claims that the vintage microphone she is holding in that photograph once belonged to Frank Sinatra, and she recorded her album at the same Capitol Studios where Ol Blue Eyes recorded his classic recordings. i wish her album was more memorable. Addeo sings in a soft whispery voice which gives the impression of sexy and sultry. The arrangements of her songs veer towards late-night boom-boom music. She definitely knows what she is trying to sell, The thing is, I am not buying any of it. The whole sound seems so manufactured that I did not get a minute of ‘authentic’ in there. Plus, is it just her ‘style,’ or does she strain to reach some of the notes? This whole album is forgettable, and the more I take it out of my mind, the better.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s