I am not prone to gush over new music artists. In fact, I usually take the anti-hype route and ignore that new artist, completely, until I decide that they are worth my time. Having said all of the above... I am completely in the tank for and in love with Karima Francis!
Her voice is staggeringly beautiful.. Her vocal range is stunning.. And she's only 21!
Her debut album came out a couple of weeks ago. You can only get it as an import here in the states, but it is well worth the wait. I have not actually purchased a CD in years (too many "free" options available), but I pre-ordered this one.
Here are some videos of her for you viewing pleasure.
Covering the Kings of Leon's 'Use Somebody'
Performing the title track from her debut CD, 'The Author'