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Review: Vanessa Daou’s ‘Light Sweet Crude’ | South Florida Gay News

Review: Vanessa Daou’s ‘Light Sweet Crude’ | South Florida Gay News

By SFGN Staff | John Bata Vanessa Daou, the native New Yorker’s seventh album on her independent Daou Records, “Light Sweet Crude (Act 1: Hybrid)” is meant as a first chapter for upcoming releases — and it is an eclectic breath of fresh air, which is how I would describe her wispy, understated, yet confident […]


Il Quotidiano : Review of ‘Light Sweet Crude | Act 1:Hybrid’

Il Quotidiano : Review of 'Light Sweet Crude | Act 1:Hybrid'

Voci nella nebbia di Paolo De Bernardin VANESSA DAOU Light sweet crude Immaginate la voce di Yoko Ono fusa con quella di una tipica ninfetta francese in stile Françoise–Hardy-anni-sessanta, oppure uno strano incontro tra Sade e Laurie Anderson ed avrete la rappresentazione artistica concreta di Vanessa Daou, matura artista proveniente dalle Isole Vergini, ormai newyorkese […]


PopMatters Spotlight: Dark Days, Luminous Nights: An Interview with Vanessa Daou

An exploration of love in the time of political unrest, Light Sweet Crude is Vanessa Daou’s musical thesis on regained emotional ground, a desire line carved from the departure point of doubt to the destination of self-made reality. By Imran Khan Vanessa Daou assumed her place on the dance music throne during the height of […]


Light Sweet Crude | Act 1: Hyrbid — iTUNES Bestsellers Lists

Light Sweet Crude | Act 1: Hyrbid — iTUNES Bestsellers Lists

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Record Release Party @ Do Not Sit On The Furniture — Miami Beach

Record Release Party @ Do Not Sit On The Furniture — Miami Beach

‘Danger Ahead’ | DMC Single of the Week

'Danger Ahead' | DMC Single of the Week

DMC Just in case you missed out on this, as I almost did, ‘Danger Ahead’ really is another treat from the voice which adorned the classic The Daou ‘Surrender Yourself’ amongst many others. Lifted from the forthcoming album ‘Light Sweet Crude – Act One: Hybrid’ its dirty, bass driven lines are suitably offset by the […]


Nerdy Frames : Interview

Nerdy Frames : Interview

Here is a fantastic woman with a unique voice that has been echoing in my mind (as well as many others from Generation X) since the mid 90s when she released her hits Near the Black Forest and Two to Tango. Her love for Jazz mixed in with her husky vocals, erotic subtext makes her […]


LIGHT SWEET CRUDE | Music

LIGHT SWEET CRUDE | Music

DANGER AHEAD Featured on iTUNES USA DANGER AHEAD Featured on iTUNES CA SLANT MAGAZINE | House Playlist: Lorde, Phantogram, Glasser, & Vanessa Daou Vanessa Daou, “One Thing I’m Missing”: Best known for a string of ’90s club hits including “Near the Black Forest” (from her 1995 opus Zipless, which appeared on our list of the […]


@ S2A, NYC : Photo Series

@ S2A, NYC : Photo Series

Photos by Olivia Divecchia Location: S2A, NYC  


Light Sweet Crude : Act 1: Hybrid — Tracklisting

Light Sweet Crude : Act 1: Hybrid — Tracklisting

                  VANESSA DAOU | LIGHT SWEET CRUDE Act 1 : HYBRID TRACKLISTING Love Affair Trouble Comes Camouflage Chances One Thing I’m Missing Bar D’O Just for You Break Me The Brunette Love is War Danger Ahead Dream The Broken Hearted Goodbye Revolution


LIGHT SWEET CRUDE | Act 1: Hybrid — Lyrics

LIGHT SWEET CRUDE | Act 1: Hybrid — Lyrics

Vanessa Daou | Danger Ahead — New Video

Vanessa Daou | Danger Ahead — New Video

Vanessa Daou | Danger Ahead YouTube


LIGHT SWEET CRUDE | Act 1: Hybrid — About the Producers

ABOUT THE PRODUCERS: My new album started out as a personal journey, like my previous ones. But at some point along the way, one collaboration lead to another which lead to another, and so on. The idea evolved into a collaborative one, where the songs I was writing took on other shapes and meanings. New […]


LIGHT SWEET CRUDE | Artist’s Statement

ARTIST’S STATEMENT Music, poetry, song; the secret regions of the voice. The far edges of consciousness and memory: those liminal realms reached by the Poet’s phrasings and timbres; a lover’s inchoate whispers. Words and melodies are all tools and instruments, salves or salvos, and, like weapons, they can be directed, aimed and launched, as a […]


LIGHT SWEET CRUDE | Liner Notes By Chris Campbell

LIGHT SWEET CRUDE | Liner Notes By Chris Campbell

LINER NOTES By Chris Campbell Vanessa Daou – a love affair of the ears How do you describe an artist whose work has been the soundtrack of your youth, the touchstone of your adulthood and at the core of your humanity? Before I say anything, let’s first get this inescapable fact out the way – […]


ABOUT ‘LIGHT SWEET CRUDE’

ABOUT 'LIGHT SWEET CRUDE'

“Vanessa Daou’s evolution as an artist continues with Light Sweet Crude. The songs hit harder than anything she’s ever done before (“Camouflage” is a revelation), yet it maintains her trademark lush layers of sound with an updated trip-hop vibe. And it wouldn’t be a Vanessa Daou record without the impeccable poetry of her lyrics that […]


Pre-order “Light Sweet Crude — Act 1: Hybrid” on iTUNES

Pre-order "Light Sweet Crude — Act 1: Hybrid" on iTUNES

My new album ‘Light Sweet Crude — Act 1: Hybrid” is available for Pre-order on iTUNES XO “Vanessa Daou’s evolution as an artist continues with Light Sweet Crude. The songs hit harder than anything she’s ever done before (“Camouflage” is a revelation), yet it maintains her trademark lush layers of sound with an updated trip-hop […]


Default Textualities

Default Textualities

Default Textualities: for Lovers of Language and Pleasure Default Textualities offers a set of 15 hand letterpressed pull-quotes from each song from ‘Light Sweet Crude: Act 1 Hybrid”. The cards are meant to to provide ready-made solutions to vexing and perplexing situations when solutions are otherwise not forthcoming. Default Textualities Presents a heuristic set of 15 […]


Vanessa Daou – ‘Danger Ahead’ (MANIK Rework) – Soundplate

Vanessa Daou – ‘Danger Ahead’ (MANIK Rework) - Soundplate

“MANIK has dropped this big new remix for Vanessa Daou and KID Recordings (in association with Daou Records). This will come out tomorrow (19/11/13) alongside remixes from DJ Hen Boogie, Son Of Sound, Kenny Summit, Many Ward, Culture Fires and Vanessa, herself. Check it out and leave a comment or tweet with any feedback you have.” SOUNDPLATE


DANGER AHEAD #24 & #25 on Traxsource Progressive House list

DANGER AHEAD #24 & #25 on Traxsource Progressive House list

Vanessa Daou delivers an undeniably essential suite of reworks of the lead single from her forthcoming 7th studio album – ‘Light Sweet Crude – Act One: Hybrid’ – that showcase her long love affair with club music. Connecting the dots from sultry deep house, tribal and progressive to jackin’ electro-tech, nu-disco and chill-out/lounge. “Danger Ahead […]


DIRTY BLONDE #8 on Traxsource ‘Essential Lounge’ LIST – week of Nov 4

DIRTY BLONDE #8 on Traxsource 'Essential Lounge' LIST - week of Nov 4

DIRTY BLONDE #8 on Traxsource ‘Essential Lounge’ – week of Nov 4 “History takes what gravity breaks There’s beauty in the aching” DirtyBlonde, a dark seduction produced by chillout master GANGA See the full list on Traxsource


DANGER AHEAD | Featured on iTUNES USA & CA

DANGER AHEAD | Featured on iTUNES USA & CA

Vanessa Daou delivers an undeniably essential suite of reworks of the lead single from her forthcoming 7th studio album – ‘Light Sweet Crude – Act One: Hybrid’ – that showcase her long love affair with club music. Connecting the dots from sultry deep house, tribal and progressive to jackin’ electro-tech, nu-disco and chill-out/lounge, the set […]


Poetronics: Vanessa Daou’s “One Thing I’m Missing” – PopMatters review

Poetronics: Vanessa Daou's "One Thing I'm Missing" - PopMatters review

By Imran Khan A New York Times review of Chinese writer Can Xue’s work asserted that reading the author’s fiction is like “running downhill in the dark; you’ve got momentum, but you don’t know where you’re headed.”  Such a sentiment could be said of Vanessa Daou’s newest work; much of her recent explorations with club […]


SLANT MAGAZINE | House Playlist: Lorde, Phantogram, Glasser, & Vanessa Daou

SLANT MAGAZINE | House Playlist: Lorde, Phantogram, Glasser, & Vanessa Daou

House Playlist: Lorde, Phantogram, Glasser, & Vanessa Daou Vanessa Daou, “One Thing I’m Missing”: Best known for a string of ’90s club hits including “Near the Black Forest” (from her 1995 opus Zipless, which appeared on our list of the Best Albums of the 1990s), singer Vanessa Daou has dropped a trippy slice of chill-out […]