out of the corner of my big blue eyes

If you’re at all interested in folk/roots music, check out Farideh’s new album, Symphony of Chemistry. You can preview several of the songs at her MySpace page.

It’s a terrific album, very spare, with pointed, even shocking lyrics that seem at odds with the sweetness of her voice:

Let her love Jesus
And you can go to church twice a week
Let her be modest
And don’t forget meek
Let her love suit jackets
And shiny shoes
Let her love all the things
I couldn’t about you

If you like what you hear, the album’s available for download on iTunes for ten bucks — just search for “farideh” and you’ll find it.

Also, if you’re a guy and this would in any way move your decision to buy, she’s hawt:

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