Album Review: Nothing Sweet Nothing by Kym Tuvim

Album Name: Nothing Sweet Nothing
Artist: Kym Tuvim
Year/Label: 2008 / Independent

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Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

I reviewed Kym Tuvim’s previous release, On the Mend way back in 2003 (time flies!). Her voice is deeper than I remember it being on that last one. It’s a really pleasant, smooth, and emotional voice. She does this really cool sort of lilting thing that I can’t describe, but it’s really appealing.

She reminds me at times of Tracy Chapman.

I remember being struck by her great knack for lyrics last time I reviewed her. Of course that hasn’t changed.

In My Head uses some backing vocals that make this song reminiscent of old 70s songs I love so well.

When I received this it came at around the same time as several other albums, all with a very Folky/Americana sound. So I was having trouble distinguishing this from others. So I shelved the review for awhile until I could listen to it with a clear(er) head.

I am still hearing Americana vibe here but it’s really mostly straight up folk. And good folk at that.

Another good release from Kym Tuvim.

June 10. 2008

Track Listing
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1 Mystery
2 Pendulum
3 Birdsong
4 Blue
5 In My Head
6 Flood
7 The More I See You
8 Skin Muscle Bone
9 Reach
10 Reservoir
11 Far Away
12 Sweet Nothing

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