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Friday, October 10, 2008

Sunday To-Do: Nikka Costa

Posted By on Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 2:44 PM



NIKKA COSTA
7 p.m., the Village. $20 adv., $23 d.o.s.

Some people are born into the music business, and then there's Nikka Costa. The daughter of legendary producer Don Costa (Dinah Washington, Tony Bennett) and goddaughter of Frank Sinatra, Costa made her live debut opening for Don Ho at age 5. Two years later, she performed in front of 300,000 Police fans. Her teen years only got better. Albums released across Europe, Central and South America went platinum. She became huge in Australia. Her stateside introduction came with 2001's “Everybody Got Their Something,” a modern soul stomper produced, in part, by a then relatively unknown Mark Ronson. The song “Like a Feather” became a hit after Tommy Hilfi-ger used it in an ad. After a follow-up pushed Costa more into female Lenny Kravitz territory, her just-released debut for a reconstituted Stax finds her firmly in throwback mode. It's sure to make for a good excuse to dance on the Lord's day.

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