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Rose Polenzani
Genres: Folk, Pop, Rock
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All Artists: Rose Polenzani
Title: Anybody
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Daemon Records
Original Release Date: 7/20/1999
Re-Release Date: 8/17/1999
Genres: Folk, Pop, Rock
Styles: Singer-Songwriters, Folk Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 767691902227

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Pure poetry
Michael D. Sobota | Dela-Where? | 07/30/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Like many of the reviews here, I first heard Rose by seeing her perform live in Chicago. I was very moved by her performance and picked up this recording after the show. Rarely does a recording capture a performer's artistry and charisma on disc. This is a wonderful exception to that unfortunate trend. Rose's lyrics are mysterious and often intriguingly ambiguous. This is not fluffy hold-my-hand-and-walk-in-a-field folk any more than it is Top 40 Jewel-esque pop . This is musical poetry at its most creative, with more of a nod towards the Doors than to Fairport Convention. She delivers her introspection in a breathy sultry voice that carries the fragilty of Nick Drake coupled with the pure emotional force of Eddie Vedder. All of the tracks are acoustic, a few have Rose's guitar coupled with a mournful fiddle. "Abalin" gives me chills upon every listen. I highly recommend this CD, particularly to fans of Nick Drake, mid-70s Neil Young, vintage Joni Mitchell, and even the Smashing Pumpkins. In a time when so much great music goes unheard, take a chance with this one. You won't be disappointed."
E. B. Glass | 12/14/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"basically, if you are wondering whether or not you should purchase this cd, i'll make it easy for you. DO IT. it is the most deep, profound, haunting, beautiful album i've heard. you won't regret buying this."
A truly original musical presence
E. B. Glass | Decatur, GA | 09/13/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"You've not heard the likes of Rose Polenzani. Truly, I can't compare her to any folksinger I've ever heard before. Her lyrics are striking, her voice is haunting. It's as if she's feeling -- experiencing -- the lyrics rather than merely singing them. Her poem-like songs are far from "by the book." Rose Polenzani is not for everyone, but if you're looking for something that's truly different, you should pick up Anybody."