In the early part of the 2000s, r&b singer Vivian Green’s soulful crooning was inescapable, as singles like the sinewy “Emotional Rollercoaster” and the explosive slow jam “Gotta Go Gotta Leave (Tired)” seemed to be on the radio (and stores’ PA systems) everywhere. The five-year gap between her tour de force Vivian and 2010’s Beautiful seems to have been detrimental, though, as she hasn’t had a top 100 album since. That’s not to say, though, that her latest LP The Green Room, the record she’s supporting at tonight’s Fusicology Christmas Spectacular, isn’t as enchanting as its predecessors; it just needs the right platform.
Sun., Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m., 2012
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.