torch singer


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torch song

n.
A sentimental love song, typically one in which the singer laments an unrequited love.

torch singer n.
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Noun1.torch singer - a singer (usually a woman) who specializes in singing torch songstorch singer - a singer (usually a woman) who specializes in singing torch songs
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
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Is she a cabaret torch singer, experimental musician, comedian, or installation artist?
You can call Mills a Blues singer, a Gospel singer, a Torch singer or a R'n'B singer, and not be wrong, but with her none of these will be true in the way that you would expect.
Shirley Bassey, the 19-year-old torch singer from Tiger Bay, is pictured here in rehearsal with her pianist Les Paul ahead of her Cafe De Paris debut on September 21, 1956
Harry is allergic to sentimentality, yet under the blase surface is a smoky torch singer struggling to emerge.
They include soul legend Smokey Robinson, Leeds-based indie rock outfit Kaiser Chiefs, chart superstar Jessie J, 1980s survivors Culture Club, torch singer (and London 2012 torch bearer) paloma Faith, pop-rock band OneRepublic, rap duo Rizzle Kicks and 2012 X Factor finalist Ella Henderson.
Edinburgh Castle is the backdrop as a wide range of musical acts perform on stage, including soul legend Smokey Robinson, indie rockers Kaiser Chiefs, 1980s survivors Culture Club, torch singer Paloma Faith, pop-rock band OneRepublic, rap duo Rizzle Kicks and 2012 X Factor finalist Ella Henderson.
Whether she's going all jazzy torch singer on us in Why or coming on like a female Bobby Womack on The Crown, she always engages and never sounds out of her depth.
THIS Thursday, at Caedmon Hall in Gateshead, the Irish torch singer Mary Coughlan, pictured right, brings her classy voice to a wide range of material.
com)-- Washington DC's popular Satin Doll Trio presents an intimate musical tribute to America's most beloved torch singer Ms.
Basildon-born torch singer Alison Moyet is back with a new album and a new tour.
An ace pilot is drafted into an elite corps for Operation Sleepy Weasel, where he has to live down his father's reputation if he is to win the respect of his colleagues and the love of the base's psychiatrist, equestrian, sculptress and torch singer.
PDemure Diana Krall has turned Roaring 20s torch singer, complete with basque, suspenders and stockings.