A truly stunning debut album, Seasons Of My Soul showcases the exceptional talent of Sarah Joyce, aka Rumer, whose fine voice and songwriting ability blends together the beauty and melancholy of Karen Carpenter and the luscious, soulful seductiveness of Sade.
Rumer's effortless, mature, Karen Carpenter-like vocal is evidenced right from the albums' opening track, 'Am I Forgiven', where her beautiful singing sounds clear over a well-produced easy listening pop band backing. Perfectly complimented by smooth strings, occasional bell-like flourishes from glockenspiel and vibraphone and a gentle flugelhorn solo, 'Am I Forgiven' immediately announces Seasons Of My Soul as a divine offering.
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Rumer has been a rumour for a while now. Pakistan-born Rumer took six years to finally be recognised by Atlantic Records; six years in which she performed various small gigs in tiny clubs in London. After her debut single 'Slow' was played as the Single of the Week on BBC Radio 2, she has now caught the attention of many.
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