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Michael-Ann


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Country rock/Americana

Status:

Most recent release, Heavy Load (2013)

See also:

Michael-Ann's site

Comparisons:

Miranda Lambert, Patty Loveless

Covers/own material:

Own, occasional covers

General comments:

Michael-Ann plays lively country rock. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

Heavy Load is her debut

Recordings:

Heavy Load (2013)

Heavy Load

Release info:

2013

Availability:

See Michael-Ann's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Michael-Ann<—vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar

Guest artists:

Randy Ray Mitchell—acoustic guitar, electric guitar (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12); tambourine (2, 3, 6); resonator (3); bazouki (4, 5); baritone guitar (4, 7, 10); slide (6); backing vocals (7)
Dennis Caplinger—fiddle (1, 2, 8); resonator (2, 6, 11); banjo (2, 3, 9, 10); mandolin (6, 8, 11)
Dave Pearlman—pedal steel (1, 2, 4, 7)
Phil Parlapiano—accordion (1, 8, 11); keys (4, 5, 7, 12); organ (4, 5, 10, 12)
Taras Prodaniuk—bass (1, 4, 5, 10, 12)
Erik Eldenius—drums (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)
Vic Koler—upright bass (2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 11)
Susan Sheller—backing vocals (2, 4, 5, 11)
Calico The Band—backing vocals (2)
David Goodstein—drums (3)
Mark Christian—electric guitars (4, 5); banjo (5)
Aubrey Richmond—fiddle (6)
Evan Smalley—cello (8)
Amilia K. Spicer—backing vocals (8)
Gabriel Witcher—fiddle (9)

Produced by:

Randy Ray Mitchell, co-produced by Michael-Ann

Comments:

Michael-Ann's debut album is lively country rock with some truly amazing songs.
     The title song has an appealing sound, and Michael-Ann sounds very strong to a rootsy backing.
     "Hard to breathe" is a very traditional country song about heartbreak, and it's very well done.
     "Bumble bee" is a playful bluegrass ditty centered round a metaphor about a selfish lover.
     Michael-Ann's vocals sound just right.
     It's a fine debut. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


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