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Nellie McKay

Born: Apr 13, 1982 in London, England
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Genre: Folk, Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Get Away from Me, the title of singer/songwriter Nellie McKay's debut album, was a play on two titles by romantic female vocalists who became popular in the early 2000s: Norah Jones' Come Away with Me and Jane Monheit's Come Dream with Me. But while McKay shares some of Jones' and Monheit's influences ...Read full biography
Normal as Blueberry Pie: A Tribute to Doris Day
Released: 2009
Label: Verve
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If vocal fans were forced to predict the honoree for a Nellie McKay tribute album, most would have gone far down the list before eventually happening upon the winner, Doris Day. (Granted, McKay had penned ...Read full review
Obligatory Villagers
Released: 2007
Label: Hungry Mouse
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The irony inherent in Obligatory Villagers, the shortest of Nellie McKay's first three albums, is that it's her most difficult to understand, comprehend, or even take in. This despite the fact that, unlike ...Read full review
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