Costelo, Erin / Sweet Marie
Album: Sweet Marie   Collection:General
Artist:Costelo, Erin   Added:Sep 2019
Label:Venue Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2019-10-07 Pull Date: 2019-12-09
Week Ending: Dec 15 Dec 8 Dec 1 Nov 17 Nov 3
Airplays: 1 2 1 2 2

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 24, 2024: Stop Making Sense
The Sign
4. Dec 07, 2019: Music Casserole
Lights Down Low
2. Dec 13, 2019: Traditions
The Sign
5. Dec 06, 2019: Traditions
The Sign
3. Dec 08, 2019: Music Genealogy
Introducing Sweet Marie, The Sign
6. Nov 29, 2019: Traditions
Hands On Fire

Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2019-09-28

Award winning Canadian singer Erin Costelo has a fist full of albums on Amazon, but none in our library. That’s a shame. She’s got a strong, soulful singing voice, that recalls other blue-eyed soul singers from Dusty Springfield and Christine McVie right up to Adele.

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1 Slow. Inauspicious start. Song shows off her range, but wanders aimlessly. (3:29)
2 ** Slow. Oooh.. skillfully channeling Smokey Robinson. This is sweet soul music. (3:11)
3 * Mid-fast. Groovy 60s beat. Good singing, fun electric piano, horn. This swings. (3:56)
4 * Mid-fast. Bouncy, jazzy verses with piano & flute; then a huge hook of a refrain. (4:24)
5 Slow. Eerie intro with just voice, bass, rim taps. Band joins and it warms up a bit. (3:42)
6 Mid-fast. Big, loud song, with big singing. Big organ bridge. I didn’t love it. (4:47)
7 *** Mid-tempo. Instrumental intro, then Erin enters with Adele-like power. Good singing, good lyrics, big hook, tight band, strong solos. Best track by a mile. (3:53)
8 * Slow to mid-tempo. Starts easy, then just grows and grows and grows. (4:25)
9 Slow to mid-tempo. The most “rock” song here. Doesn’t suit her as well. (3:43)
10 Slow ballad. Voice and piano. Sort of a “You’ve Got a Friend” but not as good. (2:57)

Track Listing
1. Introducing Sweet Marie   6. Shadow
2. Lights Down Low   7. The Sign
3. All In Your Head   8. My Love
4. Hands On Fire   9. Epilogue
5. Topic Of Notes   10. I'll Be Home