Posts Tagged ‘women’

BlogCritics: The Women Who Rocked My World

BlogCritics: The Women Who Rocked My World

by Glen Boyd aka The Rockologist “When it comes to pure out and out eroticism, no one has ever communicated this as perfectly as Vanessa Daou did on her tragically slept on, Erica Jong-inspired album Zipless. … On the other end of Vanessa Daou’s pure sexuality, lies the innocent pre-“Cloudbusting” romanticism of Kate Bush…” Read […]


FEMMEBOX | New York’s Vanessa Daou is back with a brand new single, “Consequences,” out now on iTunes.

FEMMEBOX | New York's Vanessa Daou is back with a brand new single, "Consequences," out now on iTunes.

New York’s Vanessa Daou is back with a brand new single, “Consequences,” out now on iTunes. By Brian Ball, Host of WomensRadio Music Review “As there are twenty-four bottles or cans in a case, there are twenty-four fantastic selections here for our listeners to ‘crack open’ this MusicMonday on WomensRadio! There’s new music coming in […]


Best Albums of the ’90s | SLANT Magazine

Best Albums of the '90s | SLANT Magazine

98. Vanessa Daou, Zipless.”It’s a small victory that Vanessa Daou was able to sneak “Near the Black Forest,” writer Eric Jong’s ode to her untended bush, onto VH1’s playlist for a short spell. Daou’s is a whisper of a singing voice, and her husband’s jazz-house compositions would have been a challenge for any pop radio […]


Five Albums You Should Be Listening To Right Now | NERVE Mag

Five Albums You Should Be Listening To Right Now | NERVE Mag

4. Vanessa Daou, Zipless We recently posted our long-awaited list of the Best Albums of the ’90s, and this is one of our lesser known picks. It’s a collection of jazz-house interpretations of writer Erica Jong’s poems. The lyrical and musical centerpiece of the album is the entirely spoken-word “Alcestis on the Poetry Circuit,” which explores women’s […]


Make You Love

Make You Love

“On her fourth solo album, [Vanessa Daou] continues to follow the beat of her own drum, bucking the norm for her own artistic integrity. Drawing from electronic, pop, and jazz, Make You Love drips with romance, sensuality, and much love.” Billboard “Fusing jazz, pop, dance grooves, and sexually explicit lyrics, Vanessa Daou may be one […]


Sultry Siren: An Interview with Vanessa Daou – by founder Chloe Jo Berman

Sultry Siren: An Interview with Vanessa Daou - by founder Chloe Jo Berman

“We were introduced to gorgeous Vanessa Daou via her Zipless, her seminal 1994 record. Zipless, a sexually-charged, feminist collection of pieces inspired by the work of her husband Peter’s aunt, the poet/novelist Erica Jong, has been touted as the ultimate sex record. world-over. In fact, we think it (much like kombucha, good red wine, or […]


Slow to Burn

Slow to Burn

“Vanessa Daou’s breathy, intimate vocals stride clear across the jazz-inflected dance-pop of Slow to Burn… Funky and ethereal, dreamy and articulate, Daou’s flow is embellished by the deft, insinuating rhythms of the music.” VIBE “Daou’s rolling drum mixes and incisive lyrics defy categorization… Daou bounces between jazz and trance music, equalizing genres… Her voice can […]


Zipless

Zipless

Vanessa Daou’s Jazz an Pop make an exhilarating mix… Built on piano, synthesizers and Daou’s mesmerizing, Billie Holiday-like vocals, Zipless strikes an exquisite balance between pop and jazz by weaving together the strengths of both styles. … The music conjures up the cool mood of an urban nightscape.” TIME Magazine “Combining elements of jazz, blues, and […]


Joe Sent Me

Joe Sent Me

ORDER ‘JOE SENT ME’ LINK HERE FOR PHOTOS & BACKGROUND INFO FOR JOE SENT ME “[T]he electronicized cabaret-stomp of “Black and White” unfurls in a silver spray of ghostly piano licks and burlesque horns. In addition to being the album’s most accessible track, it also features some of the most inspired lyrics Daou has ever […]