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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