Tis the season to be Sara
Devine. The luscious newcomer has been garnering all the
right attention her entire life (musically speaking of course) and
now she heads into the spotlight with her debut self-titled Columbia
Sara's born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, the second youngest
of ten siblings. Her father is a pastor and her mother sings in church.
Her parents love for the church and gospel music ran deep with their
children as all of them either sing and/or play some form of instrument.
Admiring the likes of Prince,
Corey Glover, Vanessa
Bell Armstrong, Whitney Houston
and Sarah Vaughn, she has been
compared to the last two ladies of legend and I can honsestly say
give merit where merit is due and to think that music was something
she wasn't going to take seriously "I
didn't think it was possible," she confesses. "Growing up
in Arkansas, there weren't a lot of people around me who grew up to
And aren't we thankful that she
did consider that choice. Sara's debut single Take
me home has been out for a bit but I just recently gotten
a copy of the remix and thought it so good that it warrents a review.
Sara's seriously passioniate about her craft and it shows in this
excellent chunk of soul music. It starts off healthy enough with a
thumping bassline and softly led keys and a rap verse (the artist
I'm not sure whom) then enters Sara's lovely voice as she caresses
the words ever so effortlessly. Throughout you are treated to a helpful
serving of Sara's vocal range as she goes top to bottom to get's your
juices flowing and your head nodding to the beat.
This one hasn't made it to our
side of the ocean (meaning the good ol' United States of America)
but it's available in the UK where you can get a copy at www.2-funky.co.uk
and Europe. Be on the
lookout for Sara in 2004, she's going to blow up (no doubt). A TY-D
Listen to Sara
Devine - 'Take
me Home - (Cirosis rmx)'