Albums of The Week

Woman's Hour Conversations (Secretly Canadian)

13th July, 2014

*Conversations (Secretly Canadian)*

From the opening seconds of Unbroken Sequence, the debut album by London-based Woman's Hour gives off heavy vibes of Visions, the superb 2012 album by Canadian synthpop auteuse Grimes. Even frontwoman Fiona Burgess's air-freshener voice has echoes of Claire Boucher's singing on that record. They're not an unabashed tribute act, but the similarities are too pronounced to ignore. And their songwriting's not quite in Boucher's league either, though they have their moments,...

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