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Carol Kidd - Tell Me Once Again - The Observer


24 April 2011
The Observer
Dave Gelly
4 Stars

Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett have been among Carol Kidd's admirers in the past, and she just goes on getting better. Along with the musicianship and vocal warmth, there is an unpretentious honesty about her approach that can bring even the most everyday song to life. Nigel Clark's acoustic guitar - harmonically subtle, rhythmically firm, endlessly resourceful - complements her so well that this set comes over as 12 genuine duets, not singer plus accompanist. The composers range from Irving Berlin to Stevie Wonder, with one Kidd-Clark original slipped in modestly, halfway through.
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