Picks and Pans Review: Worth a Listen
updated 09/02/2002 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/02/2002 AT 01:00 AM EDT
DIRTY CHILD Rosey (Island) Placing her throaty alto over slinky jazz rhythms and eclectic world beats on her debut effort, this blue-eyed soul Child is part Macy Gray (the funky "Love") and part Fiona Apple (the eerie "Beautiful"), yet uniquely Rosey.
FASHIONABLY LATE Linda Thompson (Rounder) Bedeviled for years by a rare psychological condition that prevented her from singing, Thompson returns with a quietly powerful, traditional country-folk disc that should appeal to fans of Lucinda Williams and Emmylou Harris.