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“. Red Rooster on Music Row,Laura McGhee belts out her self-written songs with a full voice and plays that guitar like Robbie Robertson, with the whole strum-point thing down to a science, this girl is going to take this town by storm. We might as well coin a new phrase, Nashville-Poppi-Countri-Scotti-Rockicana. ”
"an inspired artist John C Cash "
“Laura has a very individual vocal style, the closest comparison I can think of, being Carlene Carter. But add her vocals to her fiddling prowess and her songs, and Laura is certainly someone we should be proud of. *****”
“what a fantastic release, this has everything-wonderful vocals, superb musicianship variety in song and subject and a sound that is captivating & thrilling -what a release, the perfect Americana album,****”
“ This gal sure knows how to rock her country ****** Oct 09”
“Laura McGhee has the confidence and talent to hold any crowd, the Scots/Irish songbird first emerged on the traditional folk scene over a year ago when she accompanied Shane MacGowan on Fairytale of New York at the Barrowlands ”
“Pitched somewhere between The Proclaimers and Sinead Lohan Taysider Laura McGhee makes her debut with this hugely endearing collection of mainly co-penned songs and nearly always underpinned by plenty of spirited, if occasionally overwrought, fiddle playing”
"I fufilled a lifetime ambition and actually peformed Fairytale Of New York with Shane MacGowan at the Barrowland Ballroom last year"
“Whats Hot this Month Laura McGhee's debut album, her sassy vocals mixed with fiddle playing - that's accompanied Shane MacGowan - show a mix of styles from her Gaelic roots to Dylan through to rock. We like it. ”
“McGhee's fervent Scottish accent is one of the most arresting attributes on her debut album Green Eyes - a diverse collection of traditional folk, gospel, pop and country. ”
“McGhee in a literal sense has many bows to her talent. She plays the fiddle. Beautifully. She sings. Delightfully. And her penned songs, have a listenable quality that draws you in and requires no fast forwards. ”
“Laura McGhee has began to create waves in America, where she has played to sellout crowds. The artist has attracted the attention of Jim Lauderdale, who has penned some of the bestselling tracks by the Dixie Chicks.”