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Karney


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Mainstream pop/rock

Status:

Most recent release, "Restless Wind" w/ "Same Song" (single, 2016)

See also:

Karney's site

Karney's facebook page

Karney's bandcamp page

Comparisons:

Joan Armatrading, Bonnie Raitt

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Karney makes sensitive yet hardly edgeless music. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

Love & Respect is her debut

Recordings:

  • Love & Respect (2012)
  • A Beautiful Day (EP, 2011)
  • Manifest Destiny w/ I Got Mine (single, 2016)
  • Restless Wind w/ Same Song (single, 2016)

Love & Respect

Release info:

2012—Left Angle Records—LAR006

Availability:

See Karney's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Karney—vocals, guitar, keys, Hammond B3
Jeff Herrera—drums (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10); percussion (9)
Kim Manoleus—bass (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10)
Mike Doyle—guitar (1, 4, 5, 7)

Guest artists:

Karl Perzazzo—congas (4, 5, 9); shaker, caxixi (4); doumbek, tambourine (5); timbales (9)
Bill Ortiz—trumpet (1, 4)
Keta Bill—backing vocals (2)
Haji Mike—vocals (5)
Gawain Mathews—International slide guitar (7)
Daniel Febricant—bass (9)

Produced by:

Anna-K. Karney

Comments:

Karney's debut is soft-focused but has some grounding in very real life concerns. Her voice is amazingly expressive and her songs multi-faceted. "Hold on" is an up-tempo song with a hopeful lyric that still doesn't pull any punches. "Wild Green" is a rhythmic song with a gorgeous melody and a eco-conscious message. "Aurora" is a beautiful song with an edgy lyric that Karney handles very well. It's a highly promising debut by a gifted artist. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.

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