Melanie De Biasio is a graduate of the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles and already an acclaimed artist in her home country of Belgium and in the neighbouring Francophone nation to the south.
Initially heralded as a new voice in jazz, albeit jazz "d'autres univers", other-worldly, so to speak, her first album "A Stomach Is Burning" was closer to the smoky, smouldering sound you dream of stumbling upon in a jazz cellar. Preferably in Paris or New York in, let's say, 1959.
"No Deal", her sophomore album, appears almost monochromatically minimalist at first, A simple cover shot. Melanie has cut her hair