Jessica Mauboy Hilda album coverHilda is Jessica Mauboy’s first studio album in six years. Not that she’s been idle, having released two soundtrack albums for The Secret Daughter and performed at Eurovision.

A lot of singers have come and gone since Mauboy became a star while still a teenager. Now 30, “I’m not finished,” she defiantly declares in the show-stopping Little Things. And she’s right. Hilda (which takes its title from Mauboy’s middle name) is a sassy collection that swings between urban, pop and ballads. And with such a potent voice, Mauboy is capable of making it all work. It’s a mystery why she hasn’t had more international success.

Hilda by Jessica Mauboy is out October 25 via Sony.

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