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Charming Hostess: Sarajevo Blues

Read "Sarajevo Blues" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Charming Hostess--Jewlia Eisenberg with Marika Hughes and Cynthia Taylor--sounds like a Phil Spector '60s girl group that decided to fire the famed producer, telling him on the way out the door, “So long, pal, we got some ideas of our own." Their ideas, on Sarajevo Blues, are in the socially concious/protest vein; they make their music with handclaps and sweet harmonies, vocal percussion, sex-breath, a beatbox, cello, and violin, telling the story of war in Sarajevo, working with the text ...


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