J. Bilby

Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (16 of 18)
Location: Kingston, New Hampshire United States


Top Reviewer Ranking: 59,013 - Total Helpful Votes: 16 of 18
Everything Almost ~ Jann Arden
Everything Almost ~ Jann Arden
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This new collection of tunes has great WRITING, musicianship, Production, and most important Jann sings like never before, man can she hit some notes and whether its fast or slowed down, she nails everything, not a bad song on here, ALL carefully thought out and
Rock does an impressive job with the guitars etc. can't say enough about this. I drive 33 miles to work each day and then back and listening to Everything ALmost is a FUN DRIVE, get it!!
Jann Arden:Jann Arden ~ Jann Arden
Jann Arden:Jann Arden ~ Jann Arden
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Jann Arden is a singer/songwriter/musican I always look forward to hearing. This lady can sing! Like woman singers
before her, Anne Wilson(Heart), Martha Davis(from the Motels), and
Bonnie Raitt, these multi-talented singers with BIG voices have all battled something, be it weight,
alcohol, sickness and recovery, they have also had a time with
radio not playing their music (for one reason or another?) and
have stuck it out and continued on, because like Arden they
have more talent than any of these over-produced "finds" that
record companies play at us on tv land. Jann's only fault is she does it her way and is one hell of a songwriter. Its… Read more
Night Ride Home ~ Joni Mitchell
Night Ride Home ~ Joni Mitchell
Its great to see several cuts from NIGHT RIDE HOME featured on Joni's
new look back, "THE BEGINNING OF SURVIVAL", (being released
July 27th) . Although "Turbulent
Indigo" received the Grammy and basically took its
blue print from "NIGHT RIDE HOME", I really felt the warmth
and devotion return with NRH, something I had missed from Joni's works over the years after Mingus. Although I really enjoyed Turbulent Indigo,
Night Ride Home is special, moody, sad at times but it
shows the real Joni Mitchell that overproduction sometimes
hit with its colder touches(during the 80's). I still listened to everything Joni put
out… Read more