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Karen Peris


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Folk pop, instrumental

Status:

Most recent release, Violet (2012)

See also:

Karen Peris' page on CD Baby

The Innocence Mission site; The Ectophiles' Guide's page for The Innocence Mission

Comparisons:

The Innocence Mission

Covers/own material:

Own

Recommended first album:

Violet is her first solo release

Recordings:

Violet (2012)

Violet

Release info:

2012—Lamp—700261372969

Availability:

Wide

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended

Group members:

Karen Peris—piano, field organ, guitars, melodica, voice

Guest artists:

Don Peris—guitars, drums
Drew Peris—violin (2, 10)
Anna Peris—viola (10)

Comments:

A lovely album. The four vocal tracks, which are evenly spaced throughout the album, are highly reminiscent of The Innocence Mission. The six instrumental tracks are as well, but less so. It's all over in less than 21 minutes, like a captivating encounter with something brief but memorable—a falling leaf or a wave. I suppose some will find it too sweet or too precious, but I adore it. (JoAnn Whetsell)


Thanks to JoAnn Whetsell for work on this entry.

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