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Tongues and Tails

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All Music Guide - Roch Parisien
A New York eccentric type, Sophie B. Hawkins began her music career studying ethnic percussion. She moved to jazz, then was a drummer in a punk band while sidelining as an actor and performance artist. Hawkins' debut disc Tongues and Tails is as eclectic as her career choices. The songs ranges from the hook-filled mainstream pop of "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" to an off-center rant about mothers in "Carry Me" that dissolves into feedback mayhem. Hawkins stitches together bits of jazz, folk, tribal, rock, and atmospheric new age noodling while efficiently camouflaging the seams. Somehow, it all works with repeated listens. The common thread is her distinctive, streetwise...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Roch Parisien
A New York eccentric type, Sophie B. Hawkins began her music career studying ethnic percussion. She moved to jazz, then was a drummer in a punk band while sidelining as an actor and performance artist. Hawkins' debut disc Tongues and Tails is as eclectic as her career choices. The songs ranges from the hook-filled mainstream pop of "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" to an off-center rant about mothers in "Carry Me" that dissolves into feedback mayhem. Hawkins stitches together bits of jazz, folk, tribal, rock, and atmospheric new age noodling while efficiently camouflaging the seams. Somehow, it all works with repeated listens. The common thread is her distinctive, streetwise but unjaded voice.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/7/1992
  • Label: Sony Mod - Afw Line
  • UPC: 074644679724
  • Catalog Number: 46797
  • Sales rank: 29,981

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sophie B. Hawkins Primary Artist, Keyboards, Vocals
Mark Egan Bass
Omar Hakim Drums
Gary Lucas Guitar
Eric Bazilian Guitar
Café Percussion
Mino Cinelu Percussion
Rick DiFonzo Guitar
Roger Greenawalt 12-string Guitar
Sammy Merendino Rhythm
Ralph Schuckett Keyboards
Peter Wood Synthesizer
Frederick Zlotkin Cello
Technical Credits
Bob Dylan Composer
Sophie B. Hawkins Paintings
John Agnello Engineer
Rick Chertoff Producer
Steve Churchyard Engineer
Stewart Lerman Engineer
George Marino Mastering
Sammy Merendino Rhythm Collage
Ralph Schuckett Producer
Christopher Austopchuk Art Direction
Nicky Lindeman Art Direction
Ralph Schuket Producer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Hot Singer!!!

    wish i were her lover!

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