18 Oct 2018
UsernamePassword

Remember Me? | Join | Recover
Click here to sign in via social networking

Sarah Conlan - Sarah Conlan Singles Review

25 May 2013 // A review by Janise Kumar

Sarah Conlan, a young country singer/songwriter is part of a country music resurgence happening before our eyes.

I always thought of country music as a self-contained genre. Its audience was stereotypically... well country folk. But now, country music fans are diverse. This can be attributed to young artists reinvigorating the genre in this country-pop crossover. Taylor Swift is the example that comes to mind, one of the biggest names in music right now.

Now, back to Sarah. Having already won a multitude of awards for her singing and song-writing, she is working on her first EP and has recorded a few singles in the meantime. Sweet Country Boy and Didn’t I showcase Conlan’s gentle vocals and dulcet tones.

Didn’t I in particular is a great song. This track has a strong spirit about a woman deciding she is better off without a man who left her. Country music is known for its strong female singers. Independent and powerful women, it is one of the genres where I think female artists are just as recognised as male artists. Conlan is certainly following this tradition and making her mark as a future country star.

-Janise.

 

About Sarah Conlan

Sarah Conlan is a Country singer songwriter based in the beautiful Mackenzie Basin.

Sarah has won many accolades for both her voice and songwriting during her time as a musician.

Highlights such as; A regular finalist at the Gold Guitar Awards, MLT songwriting Finalist, Smokefree Rockquest Lyrics Award, Smokefree Rockquest Vocalist Award, and the Overall Title of the South Island Music Awards - won with her own song.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Sarah Conlan

Releases

EP
Year: 2014
Type: EP

Other Reviews By Janise Kumar

Sola Rosa - EP Review: In Spaces
15 May 2018 // by Janise Kumar
The highly-acclaimed, genre-fusing artist Sola Rosa is back with a new EP In Spaces - a stellar addition in the artist’s almost two-decade career. In Spaces explores the soundscapes of funk, soul and RnB, pillared by sturdy grooves and commanding vocal performances from a selection of outstanding feature artists.
Read More...
Emily Fairlight - Single/Video Review: The Escape
13 Mar 2018 // by Janise Kumar
Poet and alt-folk singer-songwriter Emily Fairlight has released her latest song The Escape - a bittersweet romantic ballad with plush country/folk vibes. It’s a hauntingly beautiful composition that sinks into you with its heartfelt delivery and writing.
Read More...
The Frank Burkitt Band - Album Review: Raconteur
14 Feb 2018 // by Janise Kumar
Peruse through the gorgeous pages of Frank Burkitt’s storybook in Frank Burkitt Band’s latest album – a beautiful collection of narratives set to folk, jazz, blues and American roots essences. Raconteur is the second full-length album from the band, who formed in Wellington during 2014 after Burkitt, and his partner Kara Filbey (who provides vocals, flute and percussion on the album) moved from Edinburgh.
Read More...
I Am Giant - Single Review: Don't Look Back
08 Feb 2018 // by Janise Kumar
New Zealand’s rock darlings, I Am Giant have started their 2018 with a bang – releasing their first new single of the year, Don’t Look Back; before they unleash their hotly-anticipated third full-length album, Life in Captivity - which is due out in March. This will be the first full-length release from the band since 2014’s Science and Survival.
Read More...
Lucas O'Connell - Songs to Sleep On Album Review
10 Nov 2013 // by Janise Kumar
Music voyager Lucas O’Connell has released a beautiful debut album, Songs to Sleep On that encapsulates his skills to meaningfully personify all that is around him. The album was recorded primarily in Wellington’s Surgery Studios under the guidance of his main studio engineer Dr.
Read More...
Little Lapin EP Review
09 Jul 2013 // by Janise Kumar
One look into her bright eyes, Little Lapin will have you mesmerised. Auckland-based Lucy Cioffi in her musical alter-ego Little Lapin has finally released her self-titled debut EP.
Read More...
PCP Eagles - I Hate The Mall EP Review
24 May 2013 // by Janise Kumar
Calling all PURE punk rockers, the REAL DEAL has arrived. Finally a genuine punk band stomps onto the scene ready to rumble against, well, probably anything that gets in their way.
Read More...
Amos/Anon - Thanatos Album Review
24 May 2013 // by Janise Kumar
The initial guitar strings are like wind chimes hanging on the front porch. When the bass guitar steps in the big brass door opens and you enter into the world of Thanatos, the latest album from the shadow king, Amos/Anon.
Read More...
View All Articles By Janise Kumar

NZ Top 10 Singles

  • SHOTGUN
    George Ezra
  • EASTSIDE
    Benny Blanco feat. Halsey And Khalid
  • I LOVE IT
    Kanye West And Lil Pump
  • HAPPIER
    Marshmello And Bastille
  • BE ALRIGHT
    Dean Lewis
  • FALLING DOWN
    Lil Peep And Xxxtentacion
  • PROMISES
    Calvin Harris And Sam Smith feat. Jessie Reyez
  • BETTER
    Khalid
  • VIBES
    Six60
  • BODY
    Loud Luxury feat. brando
View the Full NZ Top 40...
muzic.net.nz Logo
100% New Zealand Music
All content on this website is copyright to muzic.net.nz and other respective rights holders. Redistribution of any material presented here without permission is prohibited.
Report a ProblemReport A Problem