2011-07-05Laurie Morvan continues to show that she is a force to be reckoned with in the Blues world. On her new disc "Breathe Deep" Laurie lights up her guitar and your imagination with eleven self written and produced tracks. The CD begins with the after work anthem "No Working During Drinking Hours". This is a rocking guitar track with lyrics that will make you want to grab your favorite adult beverage. On "Saved By The Blues" Laurie explains how she went looking for Jesus but found her own redemption after meeting Robert Johnson at the crossroads. "It Only Hurts When I Breathe" is a slow burning blues track which features Laurie's best guitar work on this disc and heart felt vocals and lyrics that can make you feel her pain and still enjoy every note. The only issues I have with this disc is after a couple listens many of the tracks begin to sound similar which makes me wonder if it is time for Laurie to work with a producer that can help vary her sound. I also missed some of the double entendres that were found on her excellent "Fire It Up Release". That being said I still recommend that you breathing in deep and enjoy the sweet sounds of the Laurie Morvan Band. Reviewed By: Gregg Saur
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