Viva! La Woman (1996) Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda of Cibo Matto (which roughly means "food crazy" in Italian) are sonic savants who go nutty mixing disparate ingredients, like… Cibo Matto Rock
Music Review

Viva! La Woman (1996)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Cibo Matto; Genre: Rock

Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda of Cibo Matto (which roughly means ''food crazy'' in Italian) are sonic savants who go nutty mixing disparate ingredients, like avant- garde trumpet with bossa nova bass lines and sugary non-sequitur lyrics. The result, Viva! La Woman, (including a cover of ''The Candy Man'') is kitschy club music, as kooky and lovable as Hello Kitty. A-

Originally posted Jan 26, 1996 Published in issue #311 Jan 26, 1996 Order article reprints
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