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For Lovers, Dreamers, & Me

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For Lovers, Dreamers & Me

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Alice Smith

We gave it a B

On this major-label version of her 2006 self-released debut, the New York City singer-songwriter deals in the sort of timeless neo-soul that recalls multiple throaty chanteuses of yore. And her instrument — a four-octave voice — is a knockout, though the album, For Lovers, Dreamers & Me is largely a showcase for woozy bedroom grooves in lieu of Star Search melisma. If anything, Alice Smith almost plays it too safe; those who’ve seen her live know there’s something being held back here that deserves to be unleashed. B
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