Friday 23 April 2010
REVIEW - EMILIE SIMON AT THE JAZZ CAFE, LONDON
Tuesday’s show at The Jazz Café demonstrated the gulf between Emilie Simon and our electro ladies. Doing it all herself, everything was seamlessly used for the songs – it’s about the songs.
Beyond material from The Big Machine, it was incredible to see older songs like “Fleur de Saison” and “Désért” performed at a grand piano. They were received reverently by the French contingent – the moment you suddenly release she’s part of the French national fabric.
Review here (with an eccentric version of the writer’s name):