Album Review: Elijah Drop Your Gun by Mieka Pauley

Album Name: Elijah Drop Your Gun
Artist: Mieka Pauley
Year/Label: 2007 / Independent

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Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

A few months ago we featured an article and interview with Mieka Pauly conducted by our contributor, Lauren Jonik. [see here]
So I was aware of her, just hadn’t heard her music until now. Wow, she’s really talented.

This album is pretty rockin’. The songs are full sounding with lots going on and her great gutsy voice.

She takes it down a notch on Devil’s Got My Secret and you can really hear the power in her voice.

The song that inspires the album title, Run (where she says ‘Elijah Drop Your Gun’) is lovely. It shows her smoky voice beautifully.

This is a great release and I’m sure it will pop up on many a year-end list.

Posted on December 17, 2007

Track Listing
Listen to track samples while you read
1. All the Same Mistakes
2. Be Like the Man
3. Secret
4. Bravely
5. 9:45
6. Devil’s Got My Secret
7. Fate Day by Date
8. Stronger
9. Run
10. Left to God
11. Draped in Blue

[Mieka Pauley Official Site]
[Album’s Site]– she had fans sponsor this project

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