Sunday, July 24, 2011

I was never much of an Amy Winehouse fan

Though of course it's always sad when someone destroys herself, and also, when that person is surrounded by folks who ought to be protecting her and they don't.

That said, it seems to me that there are far better neo-soul singers out there. Here are three now that Winehouse is gone.

The obvious one is Sharon Jones

I also really like Bonobo collaborator Andreya Triana

And. in my book at least, Lisa Kekaula from the Bell Rays is the very definition of the "real thing."

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