Artist: Erica Sunshine Lee
EP: Southern Amendment
While it is true many feel the music industry is in disarray it’s always a breath of fresh air to hear a new band or artist that’s not afraid to take chances with their musical expression. With Erica Sunshine Lee who hails from Georgia and her latest musical teaser “Southern Amendment” it’s clear to me she have surpassed what many consider to be the a-typical musical release. Emerging as a formidable artist these past few years on the Georgia music scene, Country Singer-Songwriter Erica Sunshine Lee delivers in spades with these latest 5 tracks.
From the beginning to end “Southern Amendment” gives you a musical love/life anthem with a string of catchy songs and hooky “let it all hang out” vibe that will keep the listener entertained. Also present are messages that are uplifting and a vibe that is unmistakably vintage Erica Sunshine Lee. With Lee what you see is what you get, and what you see is quite impressive. Lee combines many impressive musical styles: like Country, Southern Fried Rock, Blues, and traditional Soul Rock even contemporary Singer/Songwriter. Some pieces I really like are the red hot opener “Mud on My Boots” with its amazing message, and “Another Sad Love Song” and “Guns with Girls” expand the possibilities for Lee as a possible radio hit in the making. The production is top notch and the playing from all other band members just hits the spot. Lee creates a sound that will make virtually any listener feel right at home. As a vocalist she delivers a gifted vocal timber that glides with precision. In the end She provides and a warm and captivating vocal timbre overall. If you like artists like Miranda Lambert to Faith Hill you will like Erica Sunshine Lee.
Much of this goes beyond traditional playing and songwriting. Lyrics are also an important component for me whenever I listen and review music. In this aspect Lee paints an impressive visual between the spoken word with messages of hope, love and the love of life itself. Erica Sunshine Lee’s “Southern Amendment” delivers everything the tile impels. Southern Amendment” delivers breathtaking music for the senses that has no boundaries – very much like America itself.
Rating 4.5/5 Stars