Album Review: The Ring by Terri Hendrix

Album Name: The Ring
Artist: Terri Hendrix
Year/Label: 2002 / Independent

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Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

This is what I would call a “fun” cd. From her kick-ass shoes on the CD cover and the rest of the liner note production to every nuance in the music this is a great experience.

Her voice goes from little girl to gutsy woman through out these 11 songs. She opens the CD with “Goodbye Charlie Brown” which is a strong opener with a country feel without being too twangy. Her harmonica adds a nice touch.

“I Found the Lions” has a fun funky beat and sound. Plus if you read the lyrics carefully in the liner notes you’ll see a familiar but oh so true phrase “between the lines”.

One of my favorite songs on the CD is, “From Another Planet” it’s funky, upbeat a bit sexy and almost loungy. Very cool.

“Long Time Coming” is a pretty ballad-type song that really shows that her voice can have a soft edge to it when she wants it to.

“Consider Me” is one of those songs that I feel like I’ve heard before but I know I couldn’t have. It’s very catchy and radio friendly.

“Nightwolves”…I love love love her voice on this song. Kind of pouty, mysterious and awesome. Another favorite (don’t tell me I can’t have just one favorite, it’s my site)

This is a great CD all around. Do yourself a favor and pick it up.

Posted on July 30, 2002

Track Listing
Listen to track samples
1. Goodbye Charlie Brown
2. Spinning Out
3. I Found the Lions
4. Truth is Strange
5. From Another Planet
6. Long Time Coming
7. Consider Me
8. Nightwolves
9. The Fact Is
10. The Ring
11. Prayer for My Friends

[Terri Hendrix Official Site]


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