â€œThe Blazing Heartâ€ is the first release by Davina Robinson. â€œMaking Love To Your Girlfriendâ€ is the track that listeners may already be familiar with; the track was a runner-up for VH1â€™s Song of the Year contest, and received honors in the Great American Song Contest. Beyond that, our Japanese readers (all 1.2% of our traffic) may know Davina Robinson from playing a number of shows around the country. For those readers of NeuFutur that are not familiar with Robinsonâ€™s music, â€œMaking Love To Your Girlfriendâ€ is a track that blends equal part funk and rock, blasting listeners with guitar riffs from the onset.
Some of the more nuanced guitar lines that are present during â€œMaking Love To Your Girlfriendâ€ will remind listeners of early Prince and Janeâ€™s Addiction, while the vocals are completely unique. These vocals are as powerful as the opening salvos that first hit listeners, and the bits of funk influence give the track an overall sound reminiscent of â€œBlood Sugar Sex Magikâ€-era Red Hot Chili Peppers. â€œNever Good Enoughâ€ is the second track on â€œThe Blazing Heartâ€, and the track has a constellation of influences that are a little older than those during â€œMaking Loveâ€. This means that the track has the pacing of Heart, while Robinsonâ€™s vocals continue to forge an entirely new path in rock music. It is during â€œNever Good Enoughâ€ that listeners will begin to notice the extreme skill Robinson exhibits in creating a narrative that listeners cannot do anything but follow until the track ends.
â€œConversations In My Headâ€ is a continuance of the strong narration that was present during â€œNever Good Enoughâ€, but adds interesting pacing to â€œThe Blazing Heartâ€. This means that while the track begins slowly, the track begins to gain speed until the chorus, where Robinsonâ€™s vocals keep individuals interested until the track packs up shop. The EPâ€™s final track is â€œKeeping Me Saneâ€, and it contributes as much as any of the previous cuts on the EP through the addition of a new-rock type of sound to the mix. Hints of electronic and even industrial music play at the extreme periphery of the track. â€œThe Blazing Heartâ€ has something for everyone, and it is Robinsonâ€™s catchy, new type of sound that will ensure that she will be as big in the United States as she is currently in Japan.
Top Track: Never Good Enough
Davina Robinson â€“ The Blazing Heart / 2008 Self / 4 Tracks / http://www.davinarobinson.com /