The Reminder (2007) Like her 2005 breakthrough Let It Die , Leslie Feist's latest shows how this critics' darling also woos regular folks. She has a sexy, slyly… 2007-05-01 Feist Pop
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The Reminder (2007)

SOUNDING FEIST-Y The singer's latest is a perfect Reminder of how she can successfully balance indie cred with a increasingly wider audience
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SOUNDING FEIST-Y The singer's latest is a perfect Reminder of how she can successfully balance indie cred with a increasingly wider audience
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Details Release Date: May 01, 2007; Lead Performance: Feist; Genre: Pop

Like her 2005 breakthrough Let It Die, Leslie Feist's latest shows how this critics' darling also woos regular folks. She has a sexy, slyly powerful, charmingly imperfect voice. She crafts deliciously catchy, acoustic-based songs with motifs recalling '80s radio hits (from Springsteen to Soft Cell) as much as the '00s Toronto indie-rock scene she began in. And her simple lyrics both seduce (''On milky skin my tongue is sand'') and court singalongs (''1, 2, 3, 4/Tell me that you love me more''). In short: The Reminder is another multifaceted gem. A

Originally posted May 03, 2007 Published in issue #933 May 11, 2007 Order article reprints