"Bitch can sing her nuts off!"
“Rochester five-piece, The Deep Blue Dream is a cool combo of jazzy blues, funky rock, and powerful vocals. Lead singer, Lauren Faggiano belts it out on their jamming debut, backed by a more than competent rhythm section.”
“Lauren Faggiano's big, beautiful pipes front this funky, bluesy quintet. It's a little smooth in spots, but it still pumps and roars nice and raw on the inside. Initially making the scene as more of a singer/songwriter, Faggiano's music always burned hot. But now with Deep Blue Dream in full stride, it's not only hot, but sweaty too. And to be honest, it's not so much blues as it is bluesy in the way it sneaks up with subversive boogie and clobbers ya. I mean, really, who wants music merely handed to them? ”
“The Deep Blue Dream is made up of musician's musicians and is talented enough to play practically anything.”
“The band was as soulful and versatile as Big Brother and The Holding Company ever was as it grooved and ground the boogie beneath Lauren Faggiano's big, bad, bold, beautiful, bodacious pipes. But the band's set was more of a juxtaposition than a mere tribute or send-up. Instead of simply belting out the legend's tunes, Faggiano wove her own jive-filled songs into the set. The highlight was the ballsy, Kansas City-style shouter "Hoochie Mama," a tune penned by her dad, in which she channeled Bessie Smith. ”