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Kate Campbell

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Other CDs

  • Sing Me Out (Compadré, 2004)
  • The Portable Kate Campbell (Compadré, 2004)

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With nearly a full decade's worth of life's highway showing in her rear-view mirror since the 1994 release of her debut, "Songs From The Levee," southern siren Kate Campbell already has left in her wake a series of richly textured recordings, each of which her devoted fan base considers "monumental" on its own merits. Now 41, as if to show that she's just on the verge of hitting her stride, her new release of all-original material, "Monuments" is accompanied by a second new disc, "Twang On A Wire" (both on her own Large River label), a deeply personal salute to the women of country music whose music inspired her.  ...
With the voice of a troubled angel and the jasmine-and-whiskey-scented prose of a hard-edged Southern belle, country/folk singer-songwriter Kate Campbell weaves deliciously intricate stories into a delicate, light tapestry of organ, piano, mandolin and guitar. On the Mississippi native's fourth album, "Rosaryville," (Compass) the one-time college history professor mines the fertile stories of the Deep South to bring us the amazing and bizarre, beauty and mystery. Like the best Southern storytellers - Flannery O' Conner and Eudora Welty - Campbell crafts her work with elaborate detail and a sense of place.  ...

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