12 Songs, 49 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Having Sting for a father could overshadow anybody’s talent, but on Eliot Sumner’s solo debut, she emits a light all her own. There are some vocal similarities to her dad, but that’s where the parallels cease. Delivered in Sumner’s husky voice, her edgy, propulsive alt-rock tunes are filled with vivid, poetic imagery and framed by a blend of atmospheric keyboard textures and razor-sharp guitar riffs. Whether unfurling raw rockers (“Halfway to Hell”) or more stately settings (“Dead Arms & Dead Legs”), she establishes an identity all her own.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Having Sting for a father could overshadow anybody’s talent, but on Eliot Sumner’s solo debut, she emits a light all her own. There are some vocal similarities to her dad, but that’s where the parallels cease. Delivered in Sumner’s husky voice, her edgy, propulsive alt-rock tunes are filled with vivid, poetic imagery and framed by a blend of atmospheric keyboard textures and razor-sharp guitar riffs. Whether unfurling raw rockers (“Halfway to Hell”) or more stately settings (“Dead Arms & Dead Legs”), she establishes an identity all her own.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings
32 Ratings
Yosh98 ,

Worth buying twice

I started following Eliot Sumner last year and immediately fell deeply into her music. There is really no comparison to anyone else-- it is truly her own despite her lineage.... Brilliant lyrics coupled with her distinctive vocals and very unique sound make this such a gorgeous piece of work. It is beyond refreshing to hear music that doesn't fit in any little boxes- if I had to describe it, there just aren't the right words. She has incredible talent- love this album so much I bought it twice to support her!

Lola Ribble ,

Wickedawesometough

I just recently discovered Eliot Sumner and downloaded the album and it's seriously good. Every song. And the more you listen the better it gets. Srsly.

forbisher ,

Powerhouse Talent - Brilliant Songs

Sumner’s songs are impossibly satisfying rock gems. Her phenomenal vocal power, her songwriting eloquence and mostly her ability to craft incredibly indelible melodies make her a talent for the world to know. I Followed You Home is pure rock intensity. Reminds me of Garbage, early Police and Peter Murphy. But forget the comparisons, Sumner and her band make music on their own terms. Can’t stop listening.

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