FRAZEY FORD “Indian Ocean” CD

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Whatever you thought (or didn’t) about Fraszey Ford’s previous outfit, folk trio The Be Good Tanya’s, it’s worth approaching her second solo album as a stand-alone work. Ford recorded it in Memphis with Al Green’s old band, the Hi Rhythm Section. The result is a minor country-soul gem, full of lovely and deeply atmospheric instrumentation gilding Ford’s alluring vocals. Her words are chewed up and impressionistic but delivered by a limpid voice – a beguiling contradiction that sustains your interest throughout. Done tells of a relationship breakdown, the intensity of Ford’s words masked by her own delivery and the genial canter of brass and keys.