Travelling Like the Light 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… Travelling Like the Light 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… 2010-03-30 V.V. Brown Pop
Music Review

Travelling Like the Light (2010)

SHE GOT SOUL V.V. Brown
SHE GOT SOUL V.V. Brown
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Mar 30, 2010; Lead Performance: V.V. Brown; Genre: Pop

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 Feb 03, 2010 Published in issue #1089-1090 Feb 12, 2010 Order article reprints
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