Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Most recent release, To Memi Lou (2013)
Own, occasional co-writing
She's a strong singer and a good songwriter. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Recommended first album:
Sweet Revenge is the only one we've heard
See website for availability
Hunt Allcott, Jim Batcho, Emilio Lacayo—drums
Eric Miller and Melissa Rapp
Melissa Rapp writes strong, lively songs and sings them in a loose, relaxed way. Her debut is a solid, likeable record. "Waimaolo Night" is a sweet, reflective song. "Fighter" is funky and tough. Rapp seems to be at home with that style too. "The One You Remembered" has a great groove. The humorous lyric prevents "Don't Ask me to be yours" from becoming bitter. The piano ballad "Fragile" is another standout track.
Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.
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