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  • Cape Town Review
    Jesse Clegg who enthralled us with a rousing version of Sinnerman first made famous by Nina Simone He then introduced his newest single released two days ago Use Me It s good Watch this space Not for nothing has Joan Armatrading had a career spanning over 40 years 18 albums and a list of hits as long as your arm From the first song to the last her iconic voice brought goose bumps to the flesh and tears to the eyes The concert billed A Very Special Solo Evening with Joan Armatrading was a musical trip through her career as she moved between guitars and piano playing a mix of much beloved hits and her less well known ones Armatrading caresses each instrument like a lover and they respond accordingly eliciting standing ovations from the audience numerous times Between songs Armatrading was personable and funny Mid concert we were treated to a slide show of pictures of her career the people she s met the places she s been the awards she s won She talked the audience through it making funny wry comments throughout allowing a glimpse into her stardom Through an incredible electric rendition of Me Myself I

    Original URL path: http://www.joanarmatrading.com/index.php/item/861-cape-town-review (2016-02-09)
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  • The Concert Hall New York
    of Love had far more emotional and sonic power in a stripped down setting that seemed tailor made for Armatrading s catalog Her grasp of British Sarcasm irony and dry dry wit is strong She began the evening winding her audience up I thought I d play a song from every album I ve made she said Cue deafening cheers But that s not going to happen She picked up an electric guitar and went straight into the soulful City Girl from her 1972 debut Whatever s For Us Before a monumental All the Way From America she said If you know it join in If you don t then don t because you ll spoil it she joked with an impish grin Armatrading s main instrument is her earthy throaty voice which rose to a sparkling falsetto and fell in a melodious rumble Sometimes it has a little yodel to it Promise Land showed off its opulence and Joni Mitchell seemed a close musical compatriot Like Mitchell she tenderly tucks her voice into a song My Baby s Gone had chunky Hendrix y riffs and recalled Sixties psychedelic blues rock Me Myself I was delivered with punk rock militant insistence and Rosie pulsed with jaunty reggae In addition to the songs which document her four decade career the screen at the back of the stage displayed a slide show of photos collected from Armatrading s life in music She proudly narrated as the images flipped there was Joan from the early Seventies a tender tête à tête with the late Nelson Mandela in the Nineties and then Armatrading anointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire MBE in the Aughts Her life in music is all Armatrading is willing to part with publicly she was born

    Original URL path: http://www.joanarmatrading.com/index.php/item/858-the-concert-hall-new-york (2016-02-09)
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  • 2014 - First Night of South African Concerts Begin
    Reviews Timeline Register Timeline Login Logout 2014 First Night of South African Concerts Begin The first gig of the Anthems of Democracy took place last night in Johannesburg I really enjoyed the evening and so did the audience All the performers sang their hearts out and shared the message of how far South Africa has come I felt and still feel so honoured to have been invited to be a

    Original URL path: http://www.joanarmatrading.com/index.php/latest-update/concert-reviews/item/788-first-night-of-south-african-concerts-begin (2016-02-09)
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  • A Woman In Love
    a raging fire Heats up the big sky baby Your love is pure and strong Chained to your heart I surrender Here s where I belong And If I get emotional and I m restless You re like a soothing ray of light Bring to me to my senses in a heart beat darling Hold me tender in the night Tell me what miracles are made of Like the sweet soft morning dew How can I ever show you baby How can I prove it all to you That I m a woman in love I m a woman in love I m a woman in love I m a woman in love I get so mixed up and tongue tied I can hardly say my name Bring to me to my senses in a heart beat darling Hold me tender in the night Cos I m a woman in love I m a woman in love I m a woman in love I m a woman in love Never thought this would Never thought this would Never thought this would happen to me Never thought this would Never thought this would Never thought this would happen to me I

    Original URL path: http://www.joanarmatrading.com/index.php/item/250 (2016-02-09)
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  • Alice
    almost perfect But her mind s deranged She s got a blissfull smile Though a sad exchange for life Alice expecting a perfect day Luminous daydreams Homecoming strays Alice in wonderland Acting polite Is it what she knows Or what she invites Alice responding to father s will And refuses to lie Swears she won t kill Alice in wonderland Wondering why It s harder to live Than it is

    Original URL path: http://www.joanarmatrading.com/index.php/item/251 (2016-02-09)
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  • All A Woman Needs
    Though he holds her in his arms He won t whisper words of love He thinks it s alright Love can come later But woman Love is all she needs He will never get his way With ease He has to woo her properly Or he ll never win her heart Man likes to own A woman shares Man has his needs A woman cares Never means to make her

    Original URL path: http://www.joanarmatrading.com/index.php/item/253 (2016-02-09)
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  • All The King's Gardens
    gardens It does you good to know You ve got a pretty face Your manners quite distinguished As a gentleman ought to be You hurt this girl you left behind You put me down as part exchange Opened my eyes to All the kings gardens Feel the pressure rising getting higher And higher Come on home crazy baby Light my fire I ll make you happy I ll make you

    Original URL path: http://www.joanarmatrading.com/index.php/item/254 (2016-02-09)
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  • All The Way From America
    all the way from America And said I ll soon be home girl But the years And the tears And the fears Passed by And my heart couldn t Stand the pain Of that promised love All the way from America All the way from America I stayed all along And I waited round For youu to knock at my door But the knock never came And no ring at

    Original URL path: http://www.joanarmatrading.com/index.php/item/255 (2016-02-09)
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