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Sheena Is a Disco Beast

Sheena Easton’s hi-NRG cover album — fierce or fumbling?

Photo by Alexander Popov on Unsplash.

Sheena Easton comes out of that old tradition that values cover songs. Accordingly, her discography is full of them, and her final studio album Fabulous (2000) was composed almost entirely of hi-NRG renditions of soul and R&B hits from before her own career took off. It’s a hybrid that promises fun — but cover albums are tricky…

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J.P. Williams

J.P. Williams

I write about the intersection of arts and ideas, my small contribution to the #ThinGraphiteLine between civilization and its collapse.

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