Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

CD Reviews

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

CD Reviews

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SANDI THOM: HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN After the roaring success of her first hit single I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker five years ago, Sandi Thom has disappeared off the radar for quite some time now and many thought we'd seen the last of her. However, Thom has brilliantly reinvented herself with a stunning cover of House of the Rising Sun, her latest offering, which showcases her soaring talents and rousing voice flawlessly. Her new soulful blues track which shows off her powerhouse voice perfectly, is a poignant song, with emotional lyrics and a powerful, intense culmination.

JESSICA MURRAY THE DAMNED THINGS: IRONICLAST When some of the best musicians to have triumphed in the rock/punk industry in the past decade come together to create a new, heavy metal supergroup, you know you're going to be faced with a debut album that has to be played loud. And that's certainly what you get with The Damned Things, the 21st Century ultimate rock band. Consisting of Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy, Scott Ian and Rob Caggiano of Anthrax and Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die, their first album, Ironiclast, is a mash-up of the best of the best. By combining Fall Out Boy's pop punk, hooky choruses with the more hardcore, thrash metal sounds of Anthrax and Every Time I Die, Ironiclast boasts the whole package.

JESSICA MURRAY PATRIZIO: THIS KISS TONIGHT This opens with a blend of guitar and gentle drums which immediately set the mood up for a story to be told. As the sultry lyrics starts, the listener is treated to all of the elements any woman would want from a timeless love song; beautifully orchestrated lyrics displaying honesty, feeling and more than a little poetry. The song echoes of an ode, perhaps to one woman in particular, but Patrizio has a voice built for seduction and will evidently captivate the hearts of any lady listeners as the song reaches the chorus.

DEBRA FOX THE CHAPIN SISTERS: OH, HEAR THE WIND B LO W The new EP from folksters The Chapin Sisters is diverse in sound, to say the least. The five-track EP takes the listener everywhere, from classical folk, to a more rock 'n' roll sound, and back again to a more primitive, native American sound. …

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