Susan Warner is a non-traditional blues woman. Her vocal's in her latest CD, "Fool'Sircle," reminded me of Grace Slick from Jefferson Starship Airplane. Her song's chimerical lyrics did the same. Susan's a talented vocalist, guitarist, as well as songwriter. She wrote all of her songs on this CD. Her tracks are unique, raw, gritty, and have an interesting mixture of Rock, Folk, Jazz, as well as Blues. I thought her recording could've been cleaner, and that Pix Ensign's torrid Harmonica riffs dominated too much of Susan's raw, earthy voice.
Susan tells it like it is in "Show Me." Words won't tell her what she needs to know. A man's got to put action behind his words. Her bluesy vocals yearn for love in, "How Do You Make Love Stay?" Susan demonstrates her talent for story telling in the song, "Jo & Ed's," which is a whimsical, folk melody about small town bar where one can hide. In Prescence Of The Past, Pix Ensign blows sweet blues riffs with his harmonica. Susan's voice cries for her lost lover who comes back into town. But she sings, "Not this time." Only she doesn't know if she can hold her ground. Listeners travel into fantasy with Lilo's Dream." This is a slow, sweet, aesthetic ballad, where anyone can dream a dream. And "Out Of The Blue," made me think of Grace Slick. In this song, Susan Warner is Love's Holy Fool. She drinks in the air where the Imperial Sun awaits for her and her lover.
If you want to listen to something non-traditional, raw, and unique, check out Susan/PixE "Fool'Sircle." You can purchase this CD at http://artists.mp3s.com/artists/26/foolsircle_susanpixe.html
Airhead's Seattle Records page @ http://www.cnw.com/~jr9610/CDs.html, or contact
Susan at Susan@neonet.net.
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