Sheena Is a Disco Beast

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

J.P. Williams
Nov 5, 2020 · 5 min read

S 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…