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Emily Rice - EP Review: Dusk

24 Jun 2019 // A review by Jacquie Walters

Emily Rice’s EP Dusk is a gentle, beautiful excursion into the world of lovers everywhere. Rice has a voice like warm honey, reminiscent of Bic Runga and Amiria Grenell.


There’s an effervescence to this collection of five tracks that will appeal to everyone seeking a soundtrack for Sunday with a loved one. The title track Dusk is light and frothy evoking “a time and a place made just for us”. Happy Go Lucky has a pleasant, jazzy vibe with the not unreasonable request that the listener do right be the singer.


My favourite track was Back In Time. I enjoyed the use of piano and the nostalgic vibe and the message itself “Oh can’t you see; this is everything we’ll ever need?”. If only love were that simple!


Recorded and produced by Callem Lee, mixed and mastered by Vivek Gabriel, Dusk is a tidy and tasteful collection of material. Like the lyric in Back In Time, this EP is “made in love” and if that’s the frame of mind you’re in, you’ll thoroughly enjoy it.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

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