|All Artists: Loey Nelson|
Title: Venus Kissed the Moon
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
Release Date: 2/22/1990
Genres: Pop, Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 075992608916, 075992608923, 075992608947
A Lost Treasure
a. cheesehead | WI | 10/02/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Loey Nelson's "Venus Kissed The Moon" is a lost musical treasure. Originally released in 1989, this disc is a glowing example of the great music that was starting to come out of the midwest along with other bands like Firetown.
"Venus Kissed The Moon" covers a lot of ground musically: folk, rock, jazz, blues, americana, country, etc., yet it stays cohesive throughout. This is a timeless piece of work that deserved a lot more backing and promotion from Warner Brothers back in '89. Rolling Stone Magazine raved about Loey Nelson as an up-and-comer out of the Milwaukee area. It's a shame hardly anyone noticed.
Still, that doesn't change what's been released -- an outstanding work for anyone who truly appreciates a disc that it is hard to get tired of. Excellent songwriting, creative arrangements, emotive & smoky vocals. Treat yourself and buy this disc!"
Make that 3 and ½ stars...
David K | Vashon, WA United States | 07/22/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)
"Her version of Lulu's To Sir With Love is worth the price of the album; it's delicate, dreamy and ambient -- a great rendition -- and you'll get some other nice sonic suprises as well -- though all in all the songwriting here isn't stellar, it's still not bad. Nelson's career started when someone fronted her a big bunch of money to record her first (and it seems only) album. It's a shame that Warner Bros. didn't support her further, she might have had a formidable career -- though those days of labels carrying and nurturing their talent seem long gone."