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Gabriella Cilmi

A friend recently introduced me to the music of a singer-songwriter she repeatedly heard on the radio during a trip to Italy a couple of years ago.  Turns out the performer is not Italian at all, but rather Australian.  Her name is Gabriella Cilmi (chil-mee) and her first album, Lessons to be Learned was released in the UK in 2008. A second, "Ten," came out in March of this year, also in the UK. "Lessons to be Learned" includes both acoustic and more plugged-in arrangements, all of which suit her smoky voice well. The first time I heard her, she reminded me of Amy Winehouse.  Apparently, I'm not alone; that comparison is often made.  Other female singers who might come to mind when listening to Cilmi include Sara Bareilles and Colbie Caillat .

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Lessons to be Learned
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Gabriella Cilmi

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A friend recently introduced me to the music of a singer-songwriter she repeatedly heard on the radio during a trip to Italy a couple of years ago.  Turns out the performer is not Italian at all, but rather Australian.  Her name is Gabriella Cilmi (chil-mee) and her first album, Lessons to be Learned was released in the UK in 2008. A second, "Ten," came out in March of this year, also in the UK. "Lessons to be Learned" includes both acoustic and more plugged-in arrangements, all of which suit her smoky voice well. The first time I heard her, she reminded me of Amy Winehouse.  Apparently, I'm not alone; that comparison is often made.  Other female singers who might come to mind when listening to Cilmi include Sara Bareilles and Colbie Caillat .

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Lessons to be Learned
UMM982338C

Posted by Karen Santamaria at 08/26/2010 10:19:17 AM | 


Gabriella Cilmi is indeed a very good singer and I have her added as one of my favourites. Lessons to be learned is a great album and shows entirely what a huge talent she is.
Posted by: Diana Rigby ( Email ) at 9/11/2010 11:21 AM


Gabriella Cilmi, Congrats for good singer keep it up your talent.
Posted by: iPhone Development ( Email ) at 9/22/2010 5:09 AM


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