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Sounds Like: edie brickel and the new bohemians, counting crows, Elliott Smith, Heather Nova, Damien Rice
Label: D.I.T. Records, Do It Together Records
Bio: Often compared to the likes of Tori Amos for her fairy esthetic and classical roots, Tom Waits for her dark and literary lyrics, and Carole King for her Tin Pan Alley Pop sensibility, Upstate NY native, Amanda Rogers, has continued her 15 year musical journey on her self paved career path as an o...See Full Bio
“Pianopop to nose curling. Amanda Rogers bundles together grand traditions of the concept album. First of all we'll get it out of the way, the tradition of uncompromising Do it yourself…The part of the concept, somehow, the act of violence and love and shame and dreams of revenge. The hippie forest woman becomes the whiskey imagined gun lady of light to dark jazzy Klavier-pop. "When I get your heart, I'll break it / When I get your heart, I'll tear it apart." 16 Songs on this seventh album of the American world traveler - long, despite the overarching story held together wild and free as ever, especially with Rogers' stubborn, beautiful voice. The old-fashioned breathe tilts, then tips into crystal-clear highs echoing tales of pain and defiant hope. All the whirring piano is reminiscent not only of pre-war dramas, but also to the great serious singer / songwriters of the 90s - Suzanne Vega, Sinead O'Connor, Wonderwall… Hope From The Forgotten Woods could be a jerky black and white”