aurora – album review

She released short EP albums showcasing a few songs at a time. And now she’s released her latest album, aurora. Light. Love. Musical glory. First discovered Bea Miller when I saw a YouTube video of her singing in support of novelist Jennifer Donnelly’s WaterFire Saga. Beautiful voice. Her album, Not An Apology, is one of… Continue Reading


reputation – Taylor Swift album review

She defies creative expectations by defining creativity on her own terms. She’s in a league all on her own because she creates her own rules. Taylor Swift’s latest album, reputation, showcases how the singer-songwriter continues to go beyond the boundaries by exploring creative opportunity through music. Although she’s known as and well-respected as a songwriter,… Continue Reading


Waves – Rachel Platten album review

She brought us Fight Song and Better Place. Now Rachel Platten is making waves with her new LP. I’ve been a fan since Fight Song. Loved her Wildfire album and Fight Song EP. She writes beautiful anthems. She’s a healer. Her latest album, Waves, features catchy melodies, rhythmic bass lines and inspirational lyrics. So here’s… Continue Reading


Beautiful Trauma – P!nk album review

Can I just give you a reason to listen to P!ink’s new album? Beautiful Trauma is every kind of beautiful. P!ink gives us high-energy anthems, tender ballads and acoustic jams. Here’s a track-by-track review of Beautiful Trauma: (1.) Beautiful Trauma The title track makes the entire album. Opens with strings. Continues as a slow ballad. The… Continue Reading


Shania Twain NOW – Album Review

She reinvented country music. She created new avenues for other women in music to follow. She continues to push the boundaries in songwriting and in doing so, inspires musicians and non-musicians alike. Shania Twain is back. When I hear the word crossover, I think of her. Sweetens the rock chords with fiddles. NOW is a… Continue Reading