The album, described as ‘intricate yet organic’, once again features Tara’s trademark mix of heartfelt folk and sample based electronica, though explores both elements to their independent extremes this time around.
Highlighted from the outset in the crescendo building opener ‘We Are’, it is evident that each note of Spilt Milk has been crafted to form exactly what was envisioned. No time or superflous instrumentation is wasted in letting Tara’s pop intuition roam with the boppy radio favourite ‘When You Say That I Don’t Care About You‘, the fragmented ‘Everything But The Kitchen Sink’ and the whimsical ‘Long After The Boy‘. With only Rhodes as accompaniment on the beautifully fragile ‘Meet In The Middle‘, experimental closing track ‘The Worst Of It‘ provides a sweet contradition as dozens of Tara’s are heard to blend endless layers of vocal samples together.
Ambitious in nature and always eyeing the next challenge, Tara Simmons is already in the planning stages for her next recorded outing, and will continue to keep everyone watching.
1. We Are
2. When You Say That I Don’t Care About You
3. Everything But The Kitchen Sink
6. Meet In The Middle
7. You And Me
8. Long After The Boy
10. The Worst Of It