Equipoise is Happy's newest release, crossing into alternative realms, with stark lyrics and verbal images painted across a landscape of lush, modern music. Happy's voice, with its four-octave range, is a cross between the sensual style of Kate Bush and a rootsy, ritualistic African poetess. With Equipoise, she has reached a balanced maturity, conveying her expansive messages in a canvassed setting of stunningly original compositions & unpredictable musical backings, in a pervasive tone of hopefulness. Often multitracked, it is Happy's voice that is most striking. She shows impressive control, sometimes deep and authoritative, other times light and delicate.
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