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Sole release to date as a solo artist, Euphoria (2001)
CD Baby's page for Sabrina & The Haunt
She reminds me more of Count 3 and Pray-era Berlin and Terri Nunn's solo album than any particular Goth band, maybe a less crunchy Garbage. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Own cowritten songs, occasional covers
Sabrina writes music that seem to be destined to be the soundtrack to WB's TV show Charmed. Sabrina even looks a bit like Shannon Doherty come to think of it, with her long dark locks, and fair skin. Her music affects a goth-attitude, but its pop-influence overpowers any dark goth shades, giving it a candy-coated sound that's commercially viable and completely inoffensive. This is goth music for sheltered suburban teens, playing at being cool—but then again, isn't all goth music? Despite this, or perhaps because of it, her songs are inherently catchy. (email@example.com)
Recommended first album:
Euphoria is her sole release to date as a solo artist
2001—Serip Records—SR 32118-2
See CD Baby for availability
Spyro Karagiannis—drum programming, guitars, bass, string sequences, guitars, bass
Spyro Karagiannis, John Pires
On her debut album, Euphoria, Sabrina's voice is strong and shows a lot of potential—it's the kind of voice that I think would be even more powerful live—in that aspect, she reminds me a lot of late-era Berlin (Count Three and Pray) or Terri Nunn's solo album, particularly on the songs "Angels Cry" and "Nowhere Girl". She doesn't quite have the powerful voice that Terri Nunn has, but then Terri Nunn didn't either when Berlin first came out. The synth/guitar arrangements also add to the feeling of a late-'80s bands.
Thanks to Jeffrey Hanson for work on this entry.
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