Can I do a wordless post? Can I? Is that even allowed in the blogosphere? Cause I feel like they’d just take up the much needed space I could be using to show you her music. Words are wasted trying to peg Kimbra (Johnson) down to a musical style. Where some bands need a bit of explanation, building an expectation before you hear Kimbra is frivolous. The Melbourne, Australia via Hamilton, New Zealand 20-year old is a Nina Simone disciple in all the best ways.
Nina Simone cover of “Plain Gold Ring”
Her album Vows, is due out in 2011