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Jamie McDell - Single Review: Tori Feat. Kasey Chambers

10 Mar 2018 // A review by ShelleySketch

It’s very exciting to have new music from Jamie McDell, and this new track is very her. She has definitely gone back to her country roots rather than stick with her previous Pop elements and it’s a good move. Tori is a song about a relationship which I’m sure a lot of people could relate too.

Jamie’s vocals are great on this track, especially accompanied with Kasey Chambers' harmonies. The song structure and instrumentals are quite simple, but it doesn’t need anything else. Though there’s a bit where the instrumentals stop, apart from a muted guitar, which adds a something extra to the song. I can also hear guitar, piano and bass which are subtle, and they don’t try to overshadow each other or the vocals.

Tori flows together effortlessly, and the single art also compliments the track beautifully.

★★★★★ (5 stars)


Review written by Shelley Te Haara

 

About Jamie McDell

Jamie McDell was brought up in a musical family and started writing songs from a young age. Winner of Best Pop Album at the 2013 New Zealand Music Awards.

"If you were going to put money on Kiwi music's "next big thing", Jamie McDell is your best bet... her homemade videos have turned her into a YouTube sensation, leaving industry heavyweights predicting global success for the beach-loving girl from Mangawhai." - View, The Sunday Star Times.

"Jamie Mcdell's cover [of One Direction's 'One Thing'] reminds us of Jewel. And that's a good thing!" - Perez Hilton

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Releases

Extraordinary Girl
Year: 2018
Type: Album
Buy Online @ Mightyape
Ask Me Anything
Year: 2015
Type: Album
All That I Wanted
Year: 2012
Type: EP
Six Strings And A Sailboat
Year: 2012
Type: Album

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