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Most recent release, ...last the evening (2007)
Wikipedia's entry for Carrie Akre
Other impassioned, strong-voiced crooners
Carrie Akre has a strong, versatile voice and uses it to great emotional effect on a wide range of musical styles. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Recommended first album:
Live from Cafe Venus/Mars is the first we've heard
Highly recommended for fans of emotive vocals
Carrie Akre—vocals, guitar
Carrie Akre has a crooning, wailing torch song feel on this ep. All of the songs here (mostly from her first solo album, Home) are powerful, particularly the opening song, "Hum Drum," which is anything but. That one and "For Awhile" is probably my favourites here: For Awhile" seems a prototypical yearning, urgent love song and shows off Carrie strong songwriting, and of course her vocals. She's clearly a powerful live performer (well, a powerful performer live or in studio). Highly recommended for fans of emotional music. (email@example.com)
Thanks to Sophia Gurley for work on this entry.
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