Album Review: Lily Fraser by Lily Fraser

Album Name: Lily Fraser
Artist: Lily Fraser
Year/Label: 2006 / Independent

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Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell

English singer Lily Fraser makes her debut with this record, which is still a collection of demos. It sounds like finished product to me, and it’s on sale online.

Opener “Shout it Out” sees a Heather Nova-ish vocal wed to strings and galloping beats.

“This Life” features a harp, which provides a pleasing sound.

“About You” is charming and recalls a younger Kate Bush. The intensity and delicacy mix intriguingly.

“Old Devil Shine” is lovely, Fraser’s vocal being flexible and the strings working well. Fraser cautions about a dangerous man in the lyrics. “Old devil shine is a man with magical eyes” she sings.

The song like all the others sounds complete to me. Lily Fraser’s arrived and I think she’s here to stay.

Posted on May 8, 2006

Track Listing
Listen to track samples
1. Shout It Out
2. Disagree
3. This Life
4. Exposed
5. Beautiful Life
6. About You
7. Man to Man
8. Which One Am I?
9. Old Devil Shine
10. It’s You

[Lily Fraser Official Site]


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