Album Name: Ship of Fate
Artist: Elya Finn
Year/Label: 2004 / Independent
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Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell
Elya Finn is Russian and her roots affect her debut record. Unusual rhythms and very radio-friendly melodies are found her, complimenting her lightly accented voice.
“Miralaya” is a danceable, bright song. She sings it sweetly as the exotic rhythm moves.
“The Fair” has a touch of cabaret about it. Finn seems at home with that too.
“Tell Me Why” is a sweet little ballad.
“True Love Never Should End” is as sad as the title implies. Finn sings beautifully here.
“Ship of Fate” is great; a hushed, elegiac ballad with a fairy tale atmosphere.
“San Fransisco” is sung in Russian and is an up-tempo disco strut.
Elya Finn’s debut is assured and lovely.
Posted on May 11, 2004
2. The Fair
3. Moy Dorogoy
4. Tell Me Why
5. If I Ever Find You
6. Bright Side of Love
7. All I Want
8. Let’s Make Love Some More
9. True Love Should Never End
10. Ship of Fate