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Brazilian Girls

  • Brazilian Girls [Verve Forecast, 2005] *
  • Talk to La Bomb [Verve Forecast, 2006] B

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Brazilian Girls [Verve Forecast, 2005]
Trilingual rhythmically, quadrilingual verbally, and they make it all stick ("Pussy," "Homme"). *

Talk to La Bomb [Verve Forecast, 2006]
The idea that Sabina Sciubba is sexy and sophisticated assumes that one finds sophistication sexy. Many do, of course, especially when shows of sensuality sweeten the deal. But some of us would rather that shows of warmth broke the ice. If only she was as sophisticated as she thinks she is. Or as funny. B