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Band: Carmen Consoli Album: Elettra Best song: “Sud est” is my favorite, though “‘A finestra” features some pretty great Sicilian lyrics. Worst song: “Ventunodieciduemilatrenta,” the album ender, is the weakest song on a very strong record. Part of the issue with listening to music in a language/culture I don’t understand very well is that I […]

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