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Carsie Blanton - Ain't So Green

Ain't So Green

Carsie Blanton

Available from CD Baby.

A review written for the Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
by Mike Jurkovic
(rnrcurmudgeon@yahoo.com)

Don't ask me why but I took a chance with this one. I usually shy away from teenage singer/songwriters and all the pro-adult hype that always follow these things but surprise, surprise, surprise!

Ain't So Green,. Carsie Blanton's second CD, (Her first, Hush, came upon the world when she was all of 16) is a tuneful, playful, and thoroughly listenable confection no matter what age or degree of cynicism you happen to find yourself at.

Hear a poppy folksinger having fun as she blends blues, snazzy melodies, swing, folk, gypsy wordplay and a cool, clear voice and never take herself or her chosen profession too seriously. Favorite tracks include: Temporary Lapse, Everybody's All Alone, Willing To Fall, the title track, and Time.

Track List:

  • Promise
  • Anything At All
  • Don't Wanna Know
  • Ain't So Green
  • Everybody's All Alone
  • Take Me Along!
  • Lovesick
  • Temporary Lapse
  • Time
  • Wedding Song
  • Willing To Fall
  • Redemption Blues
Produced by: Steve Van Dam

Edited by: David N. Pyles
(dnpyles@acousticmusic.com)

Copyright 2006, Peterborough Folk Music Society.
This review may be reprinted with prior permission and attribution.

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