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Listen to Jem "It's Amazing"

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It has been a darn long time since Welsh singer Jem released some new music since 2004 debut "Finaly Woken," but she finally returns with something fresh on the soundtrack for the Sex In The City movie. This little new gem is called "It's Amazing" and it's a tastemaker for the singer's upcoming new album "Down To Earth."

Jem co-wrote "Down To Earth" with cohorts old and new including hip-hop producer Jeff Bass, one of the two brothers credited with discovering Eminem, and producer Lester Mendez (Shakira, Santana and Nelly Furtado).  A press release explains that "the album reflects the singer/songwriters far-ranging influences including Brazilian percussion on the title track, Detroit Gospel choirs, a Stevie Wonder inspired ‘Crazy’ complete with funky banjo, and the tempestuous Latin-flavored track "I Want You To…” a collaboration originally earmarked for a solo album by turntable whiz Cut Chemist (Ozomatli, Jurassic 5)." 

Jem also worked with Greg Kurstin (Kylie Minogue, Lily Allen, The Bird And The Bee) and sings in Japanese, where she enlisted the help of two Japanese-American music fans to tutor her in the phonetic pronunciation. "Down To Earth" will be available later this summer. Click here to purchase the Sex In The City soundtrack on Amazon.com (It's on sale).

Listen Jem "It's Amazing"

May 30, 2008 | Permalink

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The link for the song seems not to work :-(

Posted by: Lammert at May 31, 2008 3:27:47 PM

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