She and Him – ‘Volume 3′ Review

What do Minnie Driver, Scarlett Johansson and Zooey Deschanel have in common? Other than being actresses they have all successfully turned their hand to music. Zooey Deschanel has just released ‘Volume 3.’ It’s her third album (fourth if you include their Christmas LP) under the moniker of She & Him. (‘him’ being singer-songwriter M. Ward.)

The idea of an actress with a singing career often comes across as a vanity project but let me reassure you this is no half-hearted hobby. She may be better known for playing kooky characters in ‘Elf’, ‘New Girl’ and ‘(500) Days of Summer’ but Deschanel has written and composed all of the original tracks on ‘Volume Three.’

For this latest record her musical partner, M. Ward, takes a back seat in a supporting role that is closer to that of a producer than a band member. In this role he allows the record to sound very
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