Daria – Strawberry Fields Forever

April 19, 2016 / No Comments / Tags: Colin Douglass, Daria, Deszon Claiborne, Henry Hung, Jean Michel Huré, Jonathan Alford, Michaelle Goerlitz, Mike Rinta, Sam Bevan, Sheldon Brown

(OA2 Records)

Taking on songs of the Beatles can be a daunting task, but it’s one that vocalist Daria handles with perfection on Strawberry Fields Forever. The singer delivers the lyrics and the vibe here with the grace of her obvious experience. She seamlessly shifts from ballad to swing on a recording that is nicely balanced. The arrangements provided by Daria and Sam Bevan who plays bass, keyboards and guitar on the project are creative and engaging. Other outstanding talents on the effort are pianist Jonathan Alford, drummer Deszon Claiborne, percussionists Michaelle Goerlitz and Colin Douglass, guitarist Jean Michel Huré, trumpeter Henry Hung, saxophonist Sheldon Brown and trombonist Mike Rinta, among others. Daria is a stellar vocalist and this is a superb recording.

Click to listen to a clip of “Can’t Buy Me Love”:

Tracks: When I’m Sixty-Four, Strawberry Fields Forever, Come Together, Fixing a Hole, Can’t Buy Me Love, Bird Medley (Blackbird/Icarus/Bye ByeBlackbird) The Fool on The Hill, If I Fell, Helter Skelter, She’s Going Home  .

Website: OA2Records.com