Sunday, September 23, 2012
"Quiet Fire" (Vinyl)
Released in 1971, this was Roberta Flack's third album.
What begins with a funky, afro-beat romp ("Go up Moses") quickly turns to Flack's cover of Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water."
There's no lack of space for Roberta to stretch out and enjoy a melody. I must say, I'm not particularly keen on her voice and she seems a little self-indulgent when it comes to her arrangements and how they serve her interpretations.
Posted by T. at 7:16 PM