Local singer Jacintha returns with Fire & Rain

Veteran local singer goes back to pop with a remake of American crooner James Taylor's hits

Jacintha Abisheganaden recorded Fire & Rain with James Taylor's own musicians in Hollywood.
Jacintha Abisheganaden recorded Fire & Rain with James Taylor's own musicians in Hollywood.PHOTO: GROOVE NOTE

More than a decade after her last album, singer Jacintha Abisheganaden is back with a new one. Titled Fire & Rain, it sees her take on songs made popular by veteran American crooner James Taylor.

Unlike her other jazz albums under the label Groove Note, which include Here's To Ben: A Vocal Tribute To Ben Webster (1998) and her last release, Jacintha Goes To Hollywood (2007), Fire & Rain sees her return to performing pop songs.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 09, 2018, with the headline 'Jacintha returns with Fire & Rain'. Subscribe