Album Review: I…Um…By Lou Cowell

Album Name: I…um…
Artist: Lou Cowell
Year/Label: 2008 / Akashic Records

Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

Lou Cowell (no relation to Simon) has a sweet voice. It borders on cutesy/girly. She’s released an album of piano pop songs that I think will appeal to many.

The album is pretty mellow in all, but there are some livelier tracks like Just Like Me, but it’s still pretty soft.

A Good Day reminds me a little of a favorite artist of mine, Marie Frank. Mostly her voice, rather than the music.

Lonely Little Hurricane is a stand out for me.

There is some really beautiful piano playing on this record.

Track Listing
1. Still Around
2. A Good Day
3. Hold Down the Sun
4. Just Like Me
5. Obvious
6. Lonely Little Hurricane
7. Nobody’s Rhyme
8. I Believe
9. Could We Just Kiss
10. Winter

[Lou Cowell Official Site]


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