Grace Jones Pulls As much as the Hollywood Bowl

Grace Jones Pulls As much as the Hollywood Bowl: Powerhouse singer and actress Grace Jones can have observed her largest luck within the ‘80s due to classics like “Pull As much as the Bumper,” however she’s retained an enviable stage of inventive recognize. Hanging her on a invoice with younger Scottish synth-pop band CHVRCHES is encouraged. Charlotte Adigéry and Bolis Pupul also are at the invoice.

In step with the Hollywood Bowl, “With hits like ‘Slave to the Rhythm’ and ‘Pull As much as the Bumper,’ the brilliantly forward-thinking icon Grace Jones helped to outline the sound of glam-pop. CHVRCHES’ huge washes of synth and Lauren Mayberry’s hovering voice have been made to fill massive areas with massive feelings. And Charlotte Adigéry and Bolis Pupul are ripping up the dance flooring’s rule guide, taking up racism, colonialism, and extra whilst protecting the beat pumping.”

Within the LA Weekly again in 2009, Randall Roberts wrote of Jones, “She is, and all the time has been, the Different, a transcultural singer and performer whose post-disco paintings within the past due Seventies and Nineteen Eighties merged bass-heavy Jamaican dub, grooving New York Town dance tune, funky British post-punk or even somewhat French chanson to create a legitimate that’s as robust and essential lately as when it arrived.”

Grace Jones Pulls As much as the Hollywood Bowl: 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 25 on the Hollywood Bowl.

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Updated: September 22, 2022 — 4:25 pm