Album Review: Remember the Sun by Pieta Brown

Album Name: Remember the Sun
Artist: Pieta Brown
Year/Label: 2007 / Independent

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Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

Pieta Brown’s record has a got a real Alternative country sound to it. But it’s pretty bluesy too.

She has a very interesting, foggy voice that is perfect for the material.

Sonic Boom is a real standout for me. It just seems so fun to play and sing. But I like her quieter songs as well. For example, West Monroe is lovely too.

She reminds me of Emmylou Harris a bit. There’s a touch of someone else in there too but I can’t put my finger on it.

I bet she’s fun live. She did play here recently but I was unable to attend. She opened for Mason Jennings, which makes sense because she also does a swoopy thing with her voice sometimes. I will definitely check her out next time! Doh, I just checked her website and she’s playing here on the 25th of Sept…I will definitely try to make it!

I love this record. I took it with me on a sailing trip and I played it for my friends who all loved it too.

Note: the track listing is different order on my copy. My guess is mine is an advance and the one listed here is the new one. Same songs, just different order.

Posted on September 23, 2007

Track Listing
1. Rollin’ Down The Track
2. Innocent Blue
3. Sonic Boom
4. Are You Free
5. In My Mind I Was Talkin’ To Loretta
6. It’s Just As Well
7. Song For A Friend
8. West Monroe
9. Hey Run
10. Worlds Within Worlds
11. Remember The Sun

[Pieta Brown Official Site]


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