Woman, for this purpose. Woman’s follow-up, Blood, does more of the same. A few things have changed since that time. Frontman Mike Milosh has split from his musical partner, Robin Hannibal, and his life partner, Alexa Nikolas. Furthermore, what used to be a primarily studio project is now very much a live entity, with performances highlighted by a stellar band. Blood has been teased with the tearful “Please,” the shuffling “Taste” and the come-hither “Count to Five.” Milosh’s high-reaching yet dulcet tones drive Blood, which spares no instrumentation, including strings that push emotion over the edge of the aforementioned “Count to Five.” The live iteration of Blood promises to be a deal-closer.
Rhye’s music has one primary goal: to seduce the object of your physical desires. For the last five years couples have been taking advantage of Rhye’s debut,