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CAROLYNNE ‘COMING BACK TO ME’ EP REVIEW

June 26, 2017

Since the hugely successful release of her debut EP ‘Coming Back To Me’ and live dates in London, Manchester and Yorkshire, country-pop singer/songwriter Carolynne – who was the first country artist to take to the X Factor stage on UK television screens – will now release the five-song collection on CD on 7th July 2017 via online retailers, following demand from fans.

Among the four brand new songs and a cover of the Supremes’ classic ‘Stop in the Name of Love’ (“chosen because my Nannie June loved the version I did on Terry Wogan’s show”…) the EP’s title track has already become a favourite among fans, played on country radio shows and stations across the UK and featured in Apple Music’s ‘Breaking Country’ playlist, clocking up nearly 70,000 streams since its digital release.

The CD version of the EP is now available to pre-order from Amazon.

“The Yorkshire-born belter lit up [The X Factor] with her charisma, and five years later, unveils an EP that delivers on her early promise” – Country Music Magazine

“‘Coming Back To Me’ has hit written all over it and it will no doubt be a huge success” – CelebMix

“One of our favourite UK Country artists” – Chris Country

Read our review of the EP below.

‘Stop in the Name of Love’

I’m not sure opting to cover such a classic song (Supremes) was an attempt to entice non country fans or not, but was a brave decision nonetheless. She delivers a stripped down version of the track, opening with an acoustic guitar she lets her powerful vocals take centre stage. Speaking of her vocals she reminds me of a British Carrie Underwood.

‘Cupid Must Have Been High’

‘Cupid must have been high when he brought us together’ she sings in this Southern inspired number. Full of twang this upbeat number is sure to go down a treat at live shows.

‘Real Man’ 

With clearly some inspiration from the likes of Shania Twain, the catchy ‘Real Man’ talks about the lack of loyal men in the world. With a more rocky approach than the previous songs it shows  Carolynne can be versatile.

‘Let Me Unlove You’ 

Here we see Carolynne tackle a darker song, with a massive chorus. ‘Cause my heart’s close to breaking, and there’s nothing else I can do, oh let me unlove you she pleads in this pleasant pop/country ballad.

‘Coming Back To Me’ 

On to the final track and this one sounds like something Lucie Sivas would have done in her pop career. The mid-tempo title track displays a variety of instruments and starts out quite mellow before erupting into something more rocky. The song makes a nice ending to the EP.

 

 

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