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Song Travels presents Rumer

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Rumer (Sarah Joyce) was raised in England and Pakistan, and her sound reveals a deep connection to the ‘70s singer/songwriter era, along with shades of Broadway, ‘30s jazz, and Gospel. Her debut album, Seasons of My Soul, reached #3 on the UK charts and was certified platinum. Rumer joins Feinstein to talk about Judy Garland, Burt Bacharach, and old Hollywood, and performs a set including “I Loves You, Porgy,” “That’s All,” and her own tune, “Come To Me High.” 

Hosted by:

Michael Feinstein

Comments [3]

kimberly from Hot Springs AR

Thank God for all those talented alchoholics and Ms. Rumer!

Mar. 23 2014 11:50 AM
edward rosenblum

Ms. Rumer - lovely...check out harold arlen singing buds won't bud, harold singing you're a builder upper from 1934 (lyrics by ira and Yip) (columbia legacy/art deco and yip harburg singing its only a paper moon on the smithsonian series better than anyone.

Mar. 20 2014 03:58 PM
Ken from Chapel Hill

Michael - Thanks for introducing me to Rumer. What a lovely voice. Her unique style makes familiar songs sound new. I was surprised to her ask, "Was Ira the lyricist?" and to refer to a song's verse as "the talky bits." Clearly, she comes to this music from a different place. But what a delight to listen to. You were right to hear a bit of Rosie in her voice.

Mar. 20 2014 03:30 PM

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