Review of Hollow Single by Kathryn Williams

Kathryn Williams
Single Review

Kathryn Williams Hollow Single

The long-winding Liverpool songstress provides some cyber filling relaxation with her Joni Mitchell, Nick Cave and Nina Simone blending sound, poetically examining the power and pull of human emotion. With a back catalogue of five searching albums, Williams effortlessly uses music as a tool for contemplation and relaxation, as does her increasing fan-base, no doubt?

This snippet from forthcoming album 'Free To Remain' is enhanced by the philosophically roving 'Everyday Sill Life'. A wistful wind accompaniment grinds the track along for the crystal vocals to gloss over. It looks like this evergreen presence in modern music is not showing signs of wilting.

Rating 8/10

David Adair

Catch Kathryn on tour soon;
October '06

9th telfords warehouse, chester
11th the musician, leicester
12th union chapel, london
13th trinity arts, tunbridge wells
15th the junction, cambridge
16th arts centre, norwich
18th assembly rooms, derby
19th st george's, bristol
20th arts centre, bridgwater
22nd pavilion, falmouth
24th the point, cardiff
25th glee club, birmingham
27th arts centre, southport
28th the met, bury
29th gala theatre, durham

November '06
1st arts centre, pocklington
3rd the arches, glasgow
4th brewery, kendal

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