September 22, 2003

Twilight Singers "Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair"

Greg Dulli returns! This little EP is a precursor to their upcoming album, and this single is, in true Afghan Whigs style, a cover of a great R&B classic, Nina Simone's
"Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair." It's an utter stunner, my friends--doing the late, great Simone much justice, yet Dulli and company makes the song all their own.
Another classic cover for one of the most undervalued R&B singers today. "Domani" is a new number, and is as good (if not better than) the Twilight Singers' debut album. It's Quiet Storm,
with a hint of electronica, and it sounds wonderful. "Son Of The Morning Star" is nice too--even if it pales in comparison to the previous two songs. All in all, this is a wonderful
little taste of the Twilight Singers' magic, and hopefully, just hopefully, their upcoming album will make this limited-edition single pale in comparison.

--Joseph Kyle

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