Simin Tander: WagmaBy Track review of "Becoming"
"Becoming" is a composition in English that begins like Thelonious Monk meeting Edith Piaf for an absinthe parfait and a cool glass of Château d'Yquem. There are frank elements of hip-hop sprinkled with Tander's assertive vocalizations. Pianist Jeroen van Vliet echoes John Escreet's angular stance while never losing the swing. Tander's lyrics are of a probing conscience looking for release.
Shadowprint; Becoming; The Windmills of Your Mind; White Hiatus; Obsesión; Wagma; Closed Eyes; Purity; Gallery of Remembrance; River Man.
Simin Tander: vocals; Jeroen van Vliet: piano and electronics; Etienne Nillesen: drums; Cord Heineking: bass.
Title: Wagma | Year Released: 2011 | Record Label: Neuklang Records
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