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CD REVIEW: Lisa Fraser – “Midday Songs”
By Stacey Board - 01/27/2004 - 09:46 PM EST

Artist: Lisa Fraser
Album: “Midday Songs”
CD Review: This is an ambitious and impressive debut from Lisa Fraser.

The first song “Mr. Builder”, struck me as sounding somewhat like Nick Drake wrote the guitar part. But the liner notes assure me that Lisa plays each of the instruments on the CD. It is a very strong song and by far my favorite. Fraser’s playful ‘scatting’ of the lyrics make it additionally intriguing to the ear.

Fraser spends a lot of songwriting time in the territory of simply navigating through everyday life and its challenges. She also expresses it through the lens of her religious faith. But her strength is that her songwriting style is pleasantly unpredictable. She uses a variety of rhythms and never gets stuck in a melodic rut. In each song, her lovely voice moves along as the lead instrument.

According to the CD, she plays each of the instruments heard on the CD. Each of the arrangements on the CD are subtle and let Fraser’s pleasing and supple voice shine.

Fraser has definite talents as guitar player, singer and songwriter. She has a unique and unpredictable writing voice that I hope she doesn't lose.

http://www.lisafraser.com
http://www.abishmusic.com


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