Sunday, January 20, 2008
The Heart Like a Lion CD Release Party was a smash. There was jump-roping, there was poetry, there was a presentation of short film, there was JP McDermott and Earthdragon. There was also a sizable and enthusiastic crowd, and the Ellen Cherry band rocked the 2640 Space. I've seen shows there before and the sound disappeared up into the vaulted ceiling--not so last night!
The two YouTube clips are songs which got substantial local airplay on WTMD last week.
The new album is a smash, and you should check it out. Even in her moment of triumph Kristin was gracious and keen to share the limelight with friends and fellow artists.
After her father told her to write a hit song, Kristin penned "Starting Over," which served as grand finale: