Tekla Waterfield “Can’t have Me” – you’re slippery, I’m slippier

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There’s a great percussion line on Tekla Waterfield’s ‘Can’t Have Me‘ – and we’re a sucker for great percussion.  We’re also a sucker for smart song writing and a warm intimate vocal style – and Tekla Waterfield has all that, as she demonstrates on her new album ‘New Skies‘, which is her third solo release. ‘Can’t Have Me‘ looks at a relationship that’s on-again-off-again and that feels unequal in commitment “You give and you take, and you take and you take.”  There are, though, two involved in crafting this situation: “it’s just a little game that we play – wouldn’t have it any other way” Tekla Waterfield sings knowingly.

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