Sunday, December 07, 2008

Eva Cassidy Fields Of Gold

First, even in her prime, she was always a young, shy, and self-effacing woman more into horticulture than the spotlight. Second, since she excelled in every conceivable vocal style short of opera, record companies had no idea what to do with her. Third, she only sang songs that truly inspired her, and her impeccable taste and emotional depth didn’t endear her to the mass market corporate media. Fourth, and most sadly, she died of melanoma in 1996 at the age of 33.
From the Agonist