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Veronica Charnley


Country of origin:

Canada

Type of music generally:

Folk, alternative folk, pop

Status:

Most recent release, Plumes (2012)

See also:

Veronica Charnley's site

Comparisons:

Veronica Charnley reminds me a little of Katy Tessman. (billonline@adlerbooks.com)

Covers/own material:

Own, and sets another writer's lyrics to music

General comments:

Like many musicians, Veronica Charnley's songs are a mix of more than one genre—her CD is decided folk/pop. Veronica Charnley has a crisp voice. It's a pretty voice, that carries a smoothness that's ultimately very soothing to listen to. (billonline@adlerbooks.com)

Recommended first album:

Deeper Still is the only one we've heard

Recordings:

  • Deeper Still (2001)
  • Flotilla: One Hundred Words for Water (2010)
  • Plumes (2012)

Deeper Still

Release info:

2001—Neeka Records—NR0070

Availability:

See website for availability

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Veronica Charnley—vocals, guitars

Guest artists:

Greg Horvath—acoustic bass, electric bass
Tobias Smith—drums on 3 tracks
Peter Forrest—piano on 2 tracks, guitar on 1 track
Butch Gerald—percussion on 4 tracks
Verity Murray—cello on 2 tracks
Sara Mills—violin on 1 track
Saerah Ross—viola on 1 track
Neal Kushwaha—tabla on 1 track

Produced by:

Veronica Charnley and Jay Ruston

Comments:

See general comments above. (billonline@adlerbooks.com)


Thanks to Bill Adler for work on this entry.

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