Album Review: Breaking Free by Mya Rose

Album Name: Breaking Free
Artist: Mya RoseST
Year/Label: 2008 / Independent

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Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

Mya Rose Wilkins has quite a distinct voice. It’s very strong and has a nice deep tone to it. It can sound both gutsy and sweet.

Folk music sometimes runs the risk of being a tad boring. The songwriting is good enough that there’s no danger of that here.

On some of the songs, the instrumentation is minimal. While there aren’t a lot of instruments, the sound is pretty full. But then there are tracks that involve several instruments along with backing vocals. The songs themselves hold up to both.

Rocky is a nice instrumental guitar piece and a nice way to end the record.

Posted on January 13, 2008

Track Listing
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1 Each Wave
2 Love in Yourself
3 All Worth It
4 Cold Ones
5 Breaking Free
6 Our Generation
7 No Drama
8 High Cost
9 No Guarantees
10 Everyday Is a Gift
11 Love or $
12 Do You Smile
13 White Bread
14 In the Studio
15 Springer’s Point
16 Rocky

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