Mina Tindle ‚Äď ¬†Taranta
LABEL: Believe Recordings
GENRE: Alternative – Indie Pop
After her well received debut EP at the end of 2011 (acclaimed blog Gorilla vs Bear rated it 22 in their top 100 albums of 2011), Mina Tindle‚Äôs stunning LP Taranta is out today through Believe Recordings.
Mina Tindle is a name that’s been whispering through the alternative-folk scene like a breath of fresh air for some years now. And a interesting name it is too (borrowed from Milo Tindle, a character in Joseph Mankiewicz’s 1972 film Sleuth) for a French singer (with Spanish roots) who has electrified anyone lucky enough to see her live or hear her self-produced songs. ‚ÄúIt sums up where I’ve got to, but it’s also a new stage on the road,‚ÄĚ says the French singer of her debut album, having done her fair share of knocking about ‚Äď a coming-of-age trip to the US, a sensation on stage and on MySpace, working with different kinds of musicians – before she caught up with the leading pack of female folk-pop singers. Her album, produced by JP Nataf, reveals a free-roaming spirit searching for moments of musical grace. It’s a luscious, personal album that will remind some of Feist, Kate Bush and Emiliana Torrini. A stage victory.
She is already causing major waves in her native France, where everyone from Le Inrocks (who gave Taranta an amazing 4.5 out of 5!), Telerama and Liberation to fashion magazines Elle and Magic have hailed her as the next big thing.
” One of the most exquisite, promising, and generally unheard debuts of the year –¬†Gorilla Vs Bear”
(extra track on iTunes)