Canadian jazz singer/songwriter, Janie Renee will make her album titled, Les Valises available for digital streaming and download from the 30th July 2021. To date the album has only been available on CD. Here the French language press release from her label Les disques MME - Links - iTunes > https://music.apple.com/za/album/les-valises-re-issue/1576487959 More posted after release.
Dressing for the Boys is a song written and performed by enigmatic singer/songwriter, Lesley Rae Dowling (LRD). Her producer, Terence (Tully) McCullagh had a pre-production version of her performing the song in his archive. He dug it out recently and decided to make a single out of it. When he heard how well it turned out he said he could not remember why it was never finished before. "I think it was around the time we were working on her Unravished Brides album, we did a quarter inch stereo take of the song. She was writing a lot of material at the time and this song somehow got forgotten", said Tully. Lesley Rae Dowling live circa 1985 (c) Songwrights Publishers Written in the 1980s, it has a very catchy chorus. One can hear the influences of the pop writers of the period in her approach. Lesley played a simple piano track to accompany her voice. Tully kept this and has thus captured that charm in his very sympathetic production. It is something of a surprise that s