For those who have been longing for a revival of the Andrews Sisters style of singing (and surely Christina Aguilera's Candyman" whetted a few appetites) the Puppini Sisters' second album, The Rise and Fall of Ruby Woo, will be right up their alley. The Sisters, one from Italy and two from England and none related, employ the sound of old groups like the Andrews and the Boswells, yet with a modern sensibility that keeps it from being merely a gimmick. They have the tight harmonies and vocal swoops and scats down pat and the small combo behind them, often just ...read more
The Andrews Sisters revisited? Not exactly. But the Puppini Sisters do capture their spirit, look and sound with their U.S. debut, Betcha Bottom Dollar. With three-part harmony, the trio brings 1940s music into the present-day, mixing some World War II-era classics with more contemporary pop and even disco selections--all done in the style popularized by the Andrews Sisters.Based in the United Kingdom, the Puppini Sisters were inspired by a French animated movie, The Triplets of Belleville, which received an Oscar nomination. The film features a 1940s-style harmony group. The Puppini Sisters are mastermind Marcella Puppini, with Kate Mullins ...read more
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