BEST FE­MALE SINGER

NOW Magazine - Best of Toronto - - Music -

AMY MIL­LAN In the Bro­ken So­cial Scene ladies club, she’s the rock-star-next-door crush to Feist’s aloof Euro fash­ion plate and Emily Haines’s an­gu­lar ice queen. In Stars, she’s a pow­er­house co-leader who can achieve more in­ten­sity with a soft purr and a stone-cold stare than most do with high-deci­bel howl­ing and scis­sor kicks. If we were vot­ing for Toronto’s best fe­male fron­ter of a rock band, Repub­lic of Safety’s Maggie MacDon­ald would win hands down, but in terms of sheer vo­cal abil­ity, Amy Mil­lan’s re­mark­able voice steals the award – a note-per­fect mez­zoso­prano that flut­ters be­tween girl­ishly flir­ta­tious and huskily lone­some

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