*After the response to my post 'A wish that will never come true', (click here to view) the idea for this post started to form in my head; what follows constitutes a slightly tongue-in-cheek post about autism and friendship. (As well as how difficult it can be to make friends if on spectrum.) I was … Continue reading Wanted: One friend. Must meet requirements.
Last year, I was lucky enough to see Lissie live in Manchester; today marks the release of Live At Union Chapel, an album of completely recorded live tracks. As a HUGE fan, you can probably imagine how excited I was on hearing this. I still have trouble figuring out my “genre”. I always sang and had … Continue reading Review: Lissie: Live At Union Chapel.
Disclaimer: I was sent a copy of this album, having previously worked with Williams, and at my own request, back in January. What follows is my honest opinion.* It has been a little while, since we've heard from Kathryn Williams, the singer songwriter who produced Hypoxia, an album based on The Bell Jar. Today sees … Continue reading Review: Resonator, the new album by Kathryn Williams.*
*Disclaimer: I was sent this album to review, at my own request. What follows is my own opinion.* Months ago, when I read that Alfie Boe and Michael Ball were releasing an album of duets-And, seemingly, Broadway classics-I was really excited. To me, this was going to be one of the most exciting albums this … Continue reading Together Review; Because I Love Opera, Okay?*
I adore Lissie-just to finally have a female artist, singing Folk Rock songs, that she writes herself, complete with a husky voice. (This has been since the Back To Forever days-dancing around to Cold Fish or even Shameless.) With regard to all of this, it was thrilling to be sent her new album to review. And it's out today! According … Continue reading My Wild West by Lissie; an album review.*
I was lucky enough to be asked to review Hypoxia, released today, by One Little Indian Records. An albumm of great emotional depth, it isn't one to disappoint-and, being inspired by The Bell Jar (click here to view our review of the book), what's not to love? It was a surreal experience to share these … Continue reading Review: Hypoxia, the Sylvia Plath inspired album.*