Kelly Hagan - Tell The Truth and Run…
Kelly Hagan Publishing
Artist: Kelly Hagan
Title: Tell The Truth and Run…
Label: Kelly Hagan Publishing (www.kellyhagan.com)
I cannot think of a better way to spend a cold January afternoon (which happened to be a much needed day off) in the Berkshires than listening to a local artist that warmed my soul and blew me away with incredible vocals and music. Kelly Hagan reached the fruition of many years work in late fall of 2003 with an ambitious project titled Tell The Truth and Run…. She is a local talent that found me in cyberspace. We both realized we were right in each other's backyard after realizing there was 45 minutes between our towns. The Internet is huge but it always comes back to the fact that it is indeed a small world, even in cyberspace.
I have to tell you this album caught me by complete surprise, not that it was this good, but how I was so enamored from start to finish with it. I listened three times within the space of 4 hours! Hagan is an excellent vocalist/lyricist/guitar player that will have you hypnotized in matter of seconds as the opening track "Demented" begins. There is so much more that happens after that, it is just awe-inspiring. When I first heard "Go for a Ride" it set my soul afire, wow! This girl sings and plays with a heartfelt passion, not to mention sexy, that is indeed rare and special. Every note and vocalization is literally drenched in emotion, and lord above…do you ever feel it! Moreover, this music defies categorization. There are pieces of this and that, which make up a special recipe that delivers a serious knock out punch that goes straight to your heart. With rock, pop, blues, folk, all with an alternative upbeat slant, Hagan will steal you away for over 40 minutes with absolutely no reprieve. The final kicker is the excellent closing track "Are you Ready?" This track is the highlight of the entire album, simply put; it is an amazing display of six-string virtuoso. This woman has a lot of talent and she uses every bit of it on this CD.
I know it's early in the year but it would not surprise me if this album makes my top ten for the entire year. I have gushed quite a bit about this release, but trust me; it really is that good so make sure you check it out for yourself and tell me if I am wrong?
» MusicDish Review: Kenn Rowell Music Video "It's Good To Be Back"
» MusicDish Music Video Review: "CPR (Start Again)" by Metaract
» Rapper Produkt Releases Inspiring Music Video For His Single "Daddy Was A Dope Boy"
» Kylie Marcus Combines Of Funk And R&B With "Yellow Shirt"
» Searching For Sugar Man: Story Of A Forgotten Prodigy
Open Review Directory
» [2018-09-16] Live Nation Electronic Asia Inks Deal With Budweiser For Creamfields Festivals; Together, Creamfields And Budweiser Will Focus On Building Entirely New Content For Dedicated Electronic Music Fans Throughout Asia
» [2018-08-23] Andy Ma Appointed Warner Music China CEO; Andy Ma Has Also Been Appointed EVP, Commercial And Business Development For Greater China
» [2018-08-23] IndieOn Connects Music To The Blockchain; IndieOn Is Confident Of Creating A "music Miner" Who Listens More And Grow Their Token Value
» [2018-06-23] The 2018 MIDEM Silk Road International Music Alliance Signing; International Music Industries Signing Of A Mutual Resource Sharing Agreement With Shanghai Conservatory Of Music & The China Records Group
» [2018-06-06] Screen Music Connect To Explore The Music Of Film, Television And Interactive Media; Created By James Hannigan, Award-winning Composer And Game Music Connect Co-founder, Screen Music Connect Builds On The Success Of The Sold-out Game Music Conferences
» [2018-06-05] Fred Casimir To Develop BMG's Global Recordings Business; As Well As Building BMG's European Infrastructure, Casimir Was Instrumental In Developing BMG's Recordings Business
» [2018-06-03] 13 Music Label Sold To MTN; DSN Music Spins Off Record Label To Albuquerque Music Entrepreneur's New Group
» [2018-06-02] CISAC 2018 Annual Report; A Comprehensive Overview Of The Confederation's Work To Serve 4 Million Creators And 239 Authors Societies Across The World
» [2018-06-02] MusicDish Announces A Love Electric 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Crisscross Through China With 12 Shows In 8 Cities, Including Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Kunming, Jiaxin, Wuhan And Beijing
» [2018-06-02] Darcus Beese Named President Of Island Records; Renowned U.K. Music Executive To Join Universal Music Group's U.S. Label Leadership
» [2018-05-17] Avant-Garde Label Maybe Noise Launches In Beijing; The Official Launch Will Be On May 26 At Magnet Theater With A Performance Supporting Its First Vinyl Release: Píng Zč
» [2018-05-04] Award-Winning Lithuanian Rock Band Colours Of Bubbles "She Is The Darkness" 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Kickoff In Shanghai Where The Band Will Represent Lithuania During The Country's Signing To The Silk Road Music Alliance
follow MusicDish on