Shoving your cellphone digits right up on your Facebook page has always been deemed a brazen move, though for an artist with as much irrepressible allure as Los Angeles songstress Banks to do so is spunky in the extreme. ‘If you ever want to talk call me’, she writes and if Before I Ever Met You be any valid indication, then I’ll bet hers is the sort of smoke-caressed voice you only converse with in the death of night in seductive dreams. A vivid conflation of CocoRosie obscurity, obdurate Madley Croft sulk and Jessie Ware smooth, it’s as instantaneously striking as the track itself: miasmic R’n'B at its most deep, and dirty, and claustrophobically soulful it’s a statement of intent alright as the love affair begins right here; right now.
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