‘Kitchen Song’ by Tessa Violet: A neat synthesis of musical skill and heartfelt lyrics

Tessa Violet’s musical evolution is remarkable. Beginning with love-drained acoustic ballad ‘Not Over You’, Violet has since gravitated to electropop statements of hunger for power on ‘Breakdown’ and ‘Yes Mom’. The return to the old Tessa Violet on ‘Kitchen Song’ is intriguing, as it poses the question of where in the dialectic of love and power Violet is to go next.

Acoustic and electronic at the same time: Violet’s technically well-grounded artistry is on full display on ‘Kitchen Song’.

Whatever is next, I look forward to it. This is music in good form and with rich content — music, perhaps, as it was meant to be, in the beginning …

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