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Memphis Blues is the tenth studio album by American singer Cyndi Lauper. Regarded as a continuation of her comeback the album was a nominee for the.2017
Memphis Blues is the tenth studio album by American singer Cyndi Lauper. Regarded as a continuation of her comeback the album was a nominee for the Grammy Awards and was released on her 57th birthday, June 22, According to the Brazilian daily newspaper O Globo , the album had sold , copies worldwide by November To support the album, Lauper made her biggest tour ever, the Memphis Blues Tour , which had more than shows and covered every inhabited continent of the world. Lauper announced via her official Twitter account in December that she would be recording a blues album. Lauper has supported the album with the Memphis Blues Tour. Memphis Blues debuted at number one on the U.
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Allen Toussaint, Ann Peebles, B. King, and Jonny Lang all contribute to the record, and that collaborative approach generally elevates the record. The duets with Lang, however, come across as strident and ineffective. The tracks on which Lauper flies solo are no less a mixed bag. She remains a vocalist of phenomenal depth and power, but she sounds lost in this material and in these arrangements. Lauper has deserved a mainstream comeback for some time now, but Memphis Blues is unlikely to be the album to make that happen.
Even those of us who would still mount the argument that Cyndi Lauper was -- and remains -- a far greater talent than her peer, Madonna , might approach this album with some trepidation: just as Dusty and Elvis went to Memphis to record some of their finest songs, so now has Cyndi -- but a rather different, more bluesy Memphis than that which drew the sophisticated Ms Springfield. But with a guest list which includes B. King , Jonny Lang, Charlie Musselwhite, the great Ann Peebles and Allen Toussaint , as well as a whip-crack session band with horns and organ, Lauper delivers an album of blues songs which is by turns restrained not a feature you might identify her by or full of earthy raunchiness and sensuality her version of Early in the Morning with Toussaint and King, How Blue Can You Get? She also proves herself again a thoroughly convincing torch-blues singer the aching Romance in the Dark , can get in behind a New Orleans gumbo beat the too-short Don't Cry No More and edgy rock-blues Rollin' and Tumbin' with Peebles, Crossroads with Lang. If Lauper doesn't at times quite pull out the Etta James-style throat-tearing she is capable of Down Don't Bother Me, maybe a little more in Crossroads you'll still conclude that this unexpected excursion has been very worthwhile for all parties. And us.
Cyndi Lauper:Memphis Blues (2010)
There is no doubt that Cyndi Lauper can sing almost anything and make it not only compelling, but her own and she has, many times, whether her albums sold or not. Arguing her gift as a vocalist is pointless.