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Holly Cole: Westbeth Theater, New York

Jeff Apter,, February 1998

CANADIAN CHANTEUSE HOLLY Cole might not write the songs, but she sure knows how to make the whole world sing. And while the cozy downtown Westbeth Theatre isn't quite Carnegie Hall, Cole didn't seem to mind too much. Her glowing set redefined the term 'soulful', packed as it was with jazz-tinged reworkings of pop standards and personal faves, all sung straight from her very own deep, dark heart.

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