Right on. The album’s an opus and sincere testimony to her own fertile dualty living inside her and that she wants you to get to know. Her soul pop voice’s extremely captivating, her words mysterious and seductive and vividly evoke extremes like deep depression and moods bubbly like champagne.
Chloe grew up for the most part in the grand nature of Eastern Canada and remembers her grandpa’s sculpture garden and «sitting by the pond with the frog’s cacophony turning to melodies in my mind». (For more about her family and how she got to be Julian Lennon’s half-sister, please go to the web). Her songwriter mom turned her on early to Enya, Etta James and even Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. It fueled her appreciation for the richness those artists could produce and it explains her fondness for soul, pop and jazz orchestration, her muses ever since (next to princely frogs). When she caught the pointy ears and hungry eyes of the music biz, comparisms to Amy Winehouse and Bjork and Cat Power and the great Nina Simone ran amok. It’s all an indication of her artistic diversity and palette and sure enough she counters: «I have a lot of difficulty being inauthentic.» And we love her for it. Next to her solo work, she’s involved with the Ninja Funk Orchestra (dubstep/drum’nbass), the electronica group Sacred Balance and the folk collective The Sweetness.Gorgeous, gloriously talented and loving-all-things-unbalanced Chloe. Oh, by the way, she killed them in Paris with «Let’s Get Naked» from «Break The Balance». Whoopee! let’s get unbalanced. You’re sure to lose your equilibrium.