Saturday, February 23, 2013

Review: At Last - The Etta James Story

Photo: Chrissie Francis
Thunder and lightning may have been the talk of the town in Melbourne on Thursday night (21st), but inside the packed Athenaeum Theatre Vika Bull and The Essential R&B Band were whipping up a storm of their own.

Electrifying and down right seductive singing by Ms Bull is the centre piece in a narrative concert focused on the life of music’s ‘original bad girl’, Etta James. 
Photo: Chrissie Francis

Bull’s is a supreme voice, charged with passion and underwritten by technical brilliance. It’s only a matter of time before Vika Bull is declared a National Living Treasure. In the meantime, I’m hanging out for the CD release. Continue reading

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