Now Hear This
May 07, 2006
"Come closer baby, read between my lips/You drive me crazy, I can feel it in my hips," Quincy Coleman beckons on "Calling Your Name," the sinewy, shuffling opening track on her self-released sophomore CD, "Come Closer."
The Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter grew up Tinseltown elite as the daughter of actor Dabney Coleman and actress Jean Hale Coleman, but her songs draw on such universal themes as desire and unrequited love. The melodies are pop, but the arrangements-with organs and horns bursting out of nowhere-elevate the tunes far above the ordinary. Following Coleman's return from an East Coast tour, noncommerical KCRW Santa Monica, Calif., will host a release party for the singer May 9 at Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles.
Her music, which was heard in "Dawson's Creek," is also featured on the "Crash" soundtrack. Look for it in the upcoming Jason Alexander movie, "How to Go on a Date in Queens."
by Melinda Newman, ^ Click Here to View Article ^ - Billboard