Sounds Like: Sheryl Crow, Michelle Branch, Taylor Swift, Juliana Hatfield (Official), Paramore
Bio: Growing up, she’d use a tennis racket for a guitar and a jump rope for a microphone, singing and dancing like there was no tomorrow for her collection of Barbie dolls (a captive audience if ever there was one).
She also used to write poetry by the frog pond in her back yard, but that’s a story f...See Full Bio
"I always cringe just a little when T Max drops by with a dusty, sepia-toned CD complete with a brooding girl and acoustic guitar on the sleeve. I always suck it up though and put on my best sure-I’d-love-to-review-another-countrified-folk record. To my great joy and more than a little surprise when the opening lines of “Bad Boy” from Victoria Smith’s debut, Victoria, spilled from my speakers, I was introduced to the lovechild of Julianna Hatfield and Aimee Mann. All my preconceived notions evaporated in an instant and I settled in for 45 minutes worth of exceptional singer/songwriter-based indie rock. I was suddenly teleported back to the ’90s and reminded of everything I loved about the Lilith Fair decade. With her thoughtful lyrics and indie bent, Victoria Smith is poised to join the pantheon of Boston’s best singer/songwriters. "(George Dow)