Tuesday, August 31, 2010

tunes i like tuesday: city noise


Late last week Countrymouse and I had a wonderful evening out at NightCat listening to the very lovely Jill Andrews. Before embarking on a solo career, Jill made up one half of twang/roots/rock group, the everybodyfields. I still love the music they made together and thought it was a sad day when Jill and Sam Quinn went their separate ways. Thankfully, what they each brought to the everybodyfields lives on in their solo careers.  Thursday's performance was a pleasant reminder of that.


On her own, Jill's music is less twang and more alt-country.  She combines her brand of deep, soulful music with a pure, clear voice.  The result is a little bitter, a little sweet and downright soothing.


In an interview with Jeff Kollath, Jill Andrews was asked about her writing process in putting together her self-titled EP...
"Honesty is always my intention. It is what draws me to music in the first place . The songs on the EP were written over a year’s worth of time. This year held moments of love, compassion and enlightenment, and heartache. As a songwriter, it’s a privilege to process the experience of emotion through your art. Sharing it with others is the most rewarding part."
I think listening to Jill Andrews is the most rewarding part!


Have a listen to Jill's song, City Noise (which can be found on her EP) and tell me what you think.

3 comments:

  1. Wow, soothing and soulful are right. I love it!! Thank you for sharing!

    And thank you for stopping by! :) Have a great day!

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  2. Very peaceful. Thanks for stopping by my "place" for a visit. Hope you have a great Thursday!!

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  3. This is very soothing isn't it...very easy to listen to.

    I love the detail about this being in filmed in someone's kitchen-very clever to do it one take!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha.

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