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Travelling Like the Light

Travelling Like the LightEngland seems to be harboring some secret underground aquifer — one that continues to yield a burbling font of saucy retro-modern R&B chanteuses....Travelling Like the LightPopEngland seems to be harboring some secret underground aquifer — one that continues to yield a burbling font of saucy retro-modern R&B chanteuses....2010-02-03
SHE GOT SOUL V.V. Brown

SHE GOT SOUL V.V. Brown

B+

Travelling Like the Light

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: V.V. Brown; Status: In Season

England seems to be harboring some secret underground aquifer — one that continues to yield a burbling font of saucy retro-modern R&B chanteuses. Its newest export, Travelling Like the Light, Anglo-Caribbean beauty V.V. Brown, gilds the husky neo-soul of the Duffy/Adele/Winehouse school with her own sunnier, strummier doo-wop moxie. Sometimes she plays the jukebox-sweetheart card too hard, but there’s enough modernity here to save Travelling from tipping into mothballed nostalgia. B+

Download These:
Lead single Shark in the Water at myspace.com
Kiss-off Leave at last.fm

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Originally posted February 3 2010 — 12:00 AM EST

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