Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Most recent release, "Christmas With You (Merry Me)" (seasonal single, 2015); most recent full-length release, Half-Light (2014)
The Be Good Tanyas, Kasey Chambers
Own, occasional co-written, and traditional
Kelcy Mae's music has a nice rootsy quality. (email@example.com)
Recommended first album:
Pennies in Hand is the only one we've heard
2011—Parish Road Music
See Kelcy Mae's site
Kelcy Mae—vocals, guitar, electric guitar, percussion, piano, ukelele, keyboards, bass
Lucy Cordts—banjo (2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11); mandolin (6); additional vocals (5, 7, 8, 11)
Kelcy D. Wilburn (Kelcy Mae)
Kelcy Mae has a really nice rootsy sound, and a cool way with her own songs. The traditional "Moonshiner" gets a powerful reading that she really nails. "Down to the river" is a dreamy and suitably country tinged song with a gorgeous lead vocal. "Take your time" sees her in a relaxed mood, her lovely vocals set to a good tune. It's a wonderful album. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2014—Parish Road Music
See Kelcy Mae's site
Kelcy Mae—vocals, backing vocals, rhythm guitar; additional percussion (1, 12)
Alex McMurray—lead guitar (1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11)
Kelcy D. Wilburn (Kelcy Mae) Jason Rhein, and Rick Nelson
Kelcy Mae's new album is poppier than her previous effort, but it has the same rootsy sound, and some great songs. "Bright eyes" is a yearning song with a strong chorus that really works. "Favor" is a very poppy song that Mae brings her unique flavor to. "My Love" is a catchy, yet still grounded song with some nice touches to it. "King of Tennessee" is dreamy and has a great sound, just like all of her songs do. It feels lived-in in a good way. She's made another fine album. (email@example.com)
Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.
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