Album Review: Shatter Queen by Jayme Dawicki

Album Name: Shatter Queen
Artist: Jayme Dawicki
Year/Label: 2008 / Independent

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Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

Jayme Dawicki has a great voice. It can be soft and comforting, but also is very strong and clear. She’s got a good contemporary pop feel, but she also knows how to spice things up a bit.

She features both piano and guitar (but mostly piano) and she’s from my part of the world (Midwest US…Wisconsin to be exact) so it’s no surprise that her music sort of speaks to me.

Closer is a real stand out too. It’s kind of dark and dirgy and really cool.

Paper Dolls is a nice almost cabaret tune. Nice jangly piano and vocals with attitude. This one has caught my ear more than once.

Here I Go starts out sounding like Building a Mystery. But as soon as she begins singing it’s all her.

I really like all these songs, she’s very good and this is a cool and interesting release. It’s going in my personal rotation for sure.

Track Listing
Listen to track samples while you read
1 Reverie
2 Shatter Queen
3 Hero
4 Crush
5 Closer
6 Paper Dolls
7 Here I Go
8 I Don’t Want This Anymore
9 To Go Beyond
10 Catch Me

[ Jayme Dawicki Official Site]


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