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10 hours ago, Sneakeater said:

I have the tremendous advantage of not finding Agnetha and Anna-Frid very attractive.

As a teenager, I sorely lacked that advantage. But as with The Bangles, it turned out that I did like the music (there was never a question with Blondie).

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19 hours ago, Sneakeater said:

It actually sounds like I'd like it.

She hasn't put out a jazz album in some time.

It's a bit soundscape-y, but it also has a meditative and, for me, compelling vibe. Not quite 3rd stream but leans hard in that direction. Definitely worth a listen.

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6 hours ago, Sneakeater said:

Louis Armstrong:  The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-1966 (Disc 1)

Curious to see how many discs there are.

Francoise Hardy is estimable, but another example of the Esperanza dilemma.

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