With her immaculate platinum bob and designer specs, Australian singer-songwriter Skii Harvey looks more Prue and Trude than soul diva. But don’t judge a book by its cover, because as she proves on this, her third album, she’s got a powerhouse voice that lends itself perfectly to bluesy ballads like stunning opener Romeo. Sometimes the arrangements here are slightly too tasteful and restrained for her warm, throaty voice — see single Tell Me, which is too polite by half. Harvey’s at her best when she’s lending her distinctive vocals to songs that have a personal touch, like the upbeat belter Redfern, an ode to her home suburb.

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