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Monday, 3 April 2017

Minnie Driver


In the comments section on Springsteen Covered - Hungry Heart Rol  mentioned that he had a version by English actor Minnie Driver.
I confessed to there being a copy of one of her albums on the shelves. It is 2004's Everything I've Got in my Pocket the first of three albums she has released.
I was blissfully unaware it had Hungry Heart on it which shows how many times I've listened to it.
I don't think it would have trumped The Boss or Swamp Dogg
My verdict on Minnie's music. Pleasant enough and she can certainly hold a tune. Would she have had three albums released had she not been a famous artist? Possibly not.

Minnie Driver - Everything I've Got In My Pocket

Minnie Driver - Hungry Heart

5 comments:

  1. That first track was really very good. I was unimpressed, distinctly unimpressed, with track 2.

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  2. Agreed
    The first one is the only one on the album which stands out.
    The rest are pretty bland

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  3. Yeah, I'd probably agree. It's pleasant enough, but there's not really anything to distinguish it beyond "Famous Person Singing". (Then again, considering the first album I ever bought...) I seem to remember Everything... was a single.

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  4. Jonny the Friendly Lawyer sent a comment that for some reason hasn't appeared.
    Here it is


    Vanity project by a good actress. (Don't quit your night job.)

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  5. Don't care for her music, but I still kind of like her.

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