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Most recent release, With All Its Thorns (as Laura Benitez and the Heartache, 2018)
Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert, Lindi Ortega
Own and occasional covers
Laura Benitez plays sprightly country/Americana. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Recommended first album:
Heartless Woman is the only one we've heard
Laura Benitez—vocals, harmony vocals, acoustic guitar, cowbell
This is very classic-sounding country/Americana with a modern twist. Benitez has a great voice and the songs are strong. "Worst Vacation" has a humorous approach to heartbreak, and Bentiez sounds just right. "I know you're bad" is a classic song about cheating and Bentiez approaches it with the right amount of sass. The album ends with a great version of Gillian Welch's "Tear my stillhouse down." It's a wonderful record all told. (email@example.com)
Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.
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