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Ana Coutinho


Country of origin:

Canada

Type of music generally:

Evocative folk with eclectic influences

Status:

Most recent known album, Eyes Never Lie (1993)

See also:

The Ana Coutinho Page

Comparisons:

Jennifer Ferguson, Jane Siberry, Joni Mitchell, Rebecca Timmons (Neile)

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Strong, lovely lower-range voice, good catchy songwriting, incorporating a variety of styles without getting stuck in them—a little folk, a little pop, a little jazz, and little blues, and little rock.... Occasionally a little too pop for me. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

Eyes Never Lie is the only one we've heard

Recordings:


Eyes Never Lie

Release info:

1993—Nightowl Records, P.O. Box 268, Station P, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA M5S 2S8—NOR 293

Availability:

Canada. May now be hard to find.

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended for those who enjoy folkish, rockish songs. (Neile)

Group members:

Ana Coutinho—vocals, acoustic guitar
Guest artists:
John Switzer—bass, programming
Ray Montford—acoustic and electric guitars
Rob Greeway—percussion
Glen Dias—tenor recorder
Dave Allen—violin

Produced by:

John Switzer

Comments:

A delightful collection of songs that will work their way into your affections if you give them a chance. (Neile)

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