Picking Up the Pieces
Label: RCA RECORDS LABEL
U.K. singer-songwriter/flame-haired diva Paloma Faith's second album offers just about everything you could want from a U.K. singer-songwriter/flame-haired diva. You want horns-n-strings-soaked, plinkety piano-driven retro-pop? Try "Beauty of the End." Big-voiced, high-drama balladry with a beat? Go to "Let Your Love Walk In." Smoky neo-soul with a loungey vibe? That's "Let Me Down Easy." And just about all of it is cut with an element of fierce club queen, from the disco spin of "Blood Sweat & Tears" to the four-on-the-floor beats to Faith's throaty, second-coming-of-Shirley-Bassey vocals.