Album: She & Him, Volume Two (Double Six)
Sunday 04 April 2010
She may not have had the biggest of Hollywood hurdles to overcome, being known mainly for low-key but likeable film roles such as Cameron Crowe's hot air-hostess sister in Almost Famous.
But it's nevertheless a tribute to Zooey Deschanel that one now thinks of She & Him first, and her acting career second. While M Ward strums and twangs timelessly, Deschanel coos with the purity of a Bobbie Gentry or Loretta Lynn, the highlight being an adorable cover of "Gonna Get Along Without You Now".
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Arts & Ents blogs
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- 3 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories