Sacred music was not easy to learn as we were all accustomed to the style of torch singers
, sweeping and swerving notes from one tone to another.
Like me, he was inspired by David Bowie, Scott Walker and all the great torch singers
but nobody could sing like him.
You interview prostitutes and torch singers
, street rats and police insiders from the docks, diners, and bars.
They were also the advent of inventive drinks: their energy born of the compelling seduction of flapper girls, pining romance of torch singers
and titillating peril of getting caught.
Born in London to a French mother and Irish father, O'Sullivan grew up in Cork surrounded by the music of the French torch singers
For women - petticoats, sequins, silk and tuxedo jackets raised the style stakes for evening - conjuring images of the sultry torch singers
Born in London to a French mother and Irish father, Camille grew up in Cork surrounded by the music of the French torch singers
- a soundtrack which was her inspiration to become one of Ireland's most intriguing artists.
La celebracion ostentaba tribunas para oradores, toda una lista de actuaciones, desde torch singers
hasta raperos, y una atmosfera festiva.
I wouldn't be surprised to find out that Jill Barber's record collection has everything from brooding torch singers
to alt-country twangers and indie rock hipsters.
The atmosphere is dead on, and O'Connor, who also directs, has peppered his Pacific Resident Theatre Ensemble production with guns and hoods, nasty secrets, molls and torch singers