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Holly Cole

Romantically Helpless - 2000

With this recent studio recording, one of Canada’s top song stylists reaches new heights as one of the most skilled and versatile interpreters of song. Following the footsteps of the great vocal interpreters of the pre-rock era, Holly Cole dissects and infuses these songs with her very own jazz and pop sensibilities and presents a wonderful collection of songs - delivering a masterclass in the art of contemporary vocal interpretation. With timeless material ranging from Paul Simon and Randy Newman to Cole Porter, Holly Cole proves that she remains one of the most fascinating voices in the world of contemporary pop and jazz.

Baby it's Cold Outside - 2001

With her annual symphonic tours having become a Canadian holiday tradition and a musical outlook that’s becoming ever more diverse, a genuine Christmas album from Holly Cole is good news. This is it - boasting an exciting variety of seasonal tunes ranging from tongue-in-cheek renditions of infectious Christmas classics to special orchestral arrangements of personal holiday favorites. Staying true to her original approach, these new versions of much-loved songs also feature some essential "Hollyisms" - humor and sexual innuendo. Another collaboration with longtime pianist Aaron Davis, it’s a timeless and playful Christmas album that confirms Holly Cole’s status as one of the most captivating interpretative singers of today.

Shade - 2003

SHADE presents Holly Cole as a mature interpreter of jazz and pop standards. Fusing the moods of summer and fall, the Canadian songstress again proves why she must be considered to be one of the leading interpreters of contemporary song. In the producer’s chair for the very first time, she combines the talents of a small circle of trusted players, led by longtime pianist Aaron Davis. The musical kaleidoscope ranges from Cole Porter to Brian Wilson. Holly Cole’s art grows more mature with every album and SHADE presents another combination of sensuality and intimacy, passion and humor, warmth and intelligence - an exceptional singer singing exceptional songs.

Holly Cole - 2007

An intense black & white retro artwork and another deeply exciting collection of songs from Holly Cole. Performed with a large ensemble of top-notch jazz players from New York, directed by Greg Cohen with arrangements by Gil Goldstein and recorded live in the studio. A superlative singer on top of her game, coming up with fascinating interpretations of hand-picked song classics – from Irving Berlin to A.C. Jobim. Final proof that this voice belongs with the very best: intense and thrilling, sensual and sensitive. Jazz noir à la Cole.

Night - 2012

For her first new studio album in five years, the multi-awarded and internationally acclaimed Canadian songstress once again presents a conceptually ambitious piece of work with a unifying theme: an intimate collection of songs for the night-time. The iconic singer (and self-declared night-owl) from Toronto has gathered a close group of musical cohorts to orchestrate a sublime nocturnal journey that includes stops in a great variety of songbooks – from Waits to Lightfoot. Co-produced by Cole and Greg Cohen, it’s a captivating cycle of songs that delivers additional proof of Holly Cole’s unique mastery of song interpretation, this time featuring a theme where she is truly at home. Eleven wonderful tracks for the special time between dusk and dawn

Steal the night DVD und CD - 2013

„Steal The Night“ is Holly Cole’s second live album (after „It Happened One Night“, 1996). It comes as a cd/dvd package, making this her long overdue debut on dvd. Put together with utmost care and attention, this concert features top quality interpretations of songs from every phase of her career, including classics like “Calling You” or “I Can See Clearly Now” - all recorded and filmed in front of a live audience at historic Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. The DVD also comes with some fascinating extras, including three film documentaries that chronicle the artist’s personal history with family and musician friends, also her mutual love affair with audiences in Japan.