Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Rewind: Holly Golightly - Truly She Is None Other

if my early thirties could have had an official soundtrack, I'd nominate Truly She Is None Other. Of course, I'm not nearly as cool as Holly. (Yes, Holly Golightly is her real name.)

Truly, Holly Golightly's 11th album, is hip without being pretentious, and has a healthy does of retro cool. "Tell Me Now So I Know" is a cover of a fairly obscure Kinks' song:

Of the nine original songs, my favorite is "Without You Here." She borrows a lot from 60s garage and girl group, but the result is modern and fresh, and still sounds good nearly a decade later:

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