Sharon den Adel
(Bonus: Her appearance and mannerisms also have huge nerd appeal. )
In my list :
Sinead O'Connor (very romantic)
SADE (not le marquis de Sade)
Here in France too Rihana, Beyonce and Lana Del Rey are "very fashionable".
So you're cool if you listen to them ! Not my kind of music.
The same for Lady Gaga and (some years ago) B. Spears.
I love black voices. How to forget Tina Turner ? What a lady...
@chatoyer has quoted Edith Piaf. Old french touch in there.
ALL THAT WE SEE OR SEEM TO BE IS BUT A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM
Top tier in my mind: Tori Amos, Kate Bush, Bjork
also awesome: Lana Del Rey, Danielle Dax, Alanis Morissette, Fiona Apple, Laura Marling, Siouxsie Sioux, Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan
“If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.” - Hermann Hesse
The first man to raise a fist is the man who's run out of ideas. H.G. WELLS
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. FEYNMAN
If this is monkey pee, you're on your own.SCULLY
Karin Dreijer Andersson
...and many more
You hem me in -- behind and before;
you have laid your hand upon me.
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
too lofty for me to attain.
No one's mentioned:
"Stop eating cupcakes! Stop Eating Cupcakes!! STOP EATING CUPCAKES!!"