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Elkin, Carrie / Penny Collector, The
Album:Penny Collector, The Collection:Country
Artist:Elkin, Carrie Added:Apr 2017

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Add Date:2017-05-04 Pull Date:2017-07-06 Charts:Country/Bluegrass
Week Ending:Jul 2Jun 18Jun 11May 21May 14May 7

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 01, 2017:The Iron Skillet
My Brother Said
4.May 19, 2017:Magic Mix
Live Wire
2.Jun 17, 2017:The Iron Skillet
5.May 13, 2017:The Iron Skillet
New Mexico
3.Jun 06, 2017:Waste FM
Lamp Of The Body
6.May 06, 2017:The Iron Skillet
Lamp Of The Body

Album Review
Kim Walter
Reviewed 2017-04-29 
Carrie Elkin, “The Penny Collector”
Reviewed by: Kim Walter, April 2017

I read a description of Carrie Elkin’s music as “straddling the world of Americana, Roots, Folk and Rock worlds where meaningful song meet the fierce – yet – fragile voice of powerful women." And I thought, BOOM!, that nails it...Fierce yet fragile is what this album is. It spanned both her father’s terminal illness and death, as well as the birth of a new baby. And, while each song is beautiful independently, as an album the songs become repetitive after three or so. Best for me: 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, but not all at once.

1. slow – beautiful vocal depth
2. slow/med – Carrie sound hopeful
3. slow – mainly vocals and gentle accompaniment
4. slow – gentle, almost spiritual vibe
5. slow – clear lyrics with minimal accompaniment
6. slow/med – mellow folk/country rock feel
7. slow – beautiful, develops into gentle rock
8. slow/med – country twang, nice folk rock sound
9. slow – gentle vocally dominant tune
10. slow - beautiful voice with guitar
11. slow – spiritual vibe, layered voices, nice mandolin

Track Listing
1.New Mexico 6.Live Wire
2.Always On The Run 7.Tilt-A-Whirl
3.Albatross 8.My Brother Said
4.And Then The Birds Came 9.Niagara
5.Crying Out 10.American Tune
 11.Lamp Of The Body