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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 […]


Weird Tales for Winter: Newsletter #10

Weird Tales for Winter: Newsletter #10

“A collaboration between New Yorkers Vanessa and her then husband Peter with words adapted by Vanessa from Peter’s aunt Erica Jong, Zipless is a beautiful trove of sublime erotic electronic pop. And as anybody who loves pop music knows, there can be more subversiveness in the space of a 3 minute adrenaline shot of pop […]


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 […]


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 […]