New Release Rack: Erin Powers’ “Pretty Green Eyes”

October 11th, 2012, 3:00 pm by Greg

Erin Powers

Erin Powers

Review by Matt Mac Haffie

Erin Powers
Pretty Green Eyes
Orphic Records, 2012

Erin Powers’ debut album, Pretty Green Eyes, is a no-frills gem. Many of the 14 songs that comprise this CD started as poems that evolved into songs, including the stand-out-track “Warrior Woman” (where Erin turns the anger of a break-up into a statement of self empowerment) and “Summer Fling” (where all of her self-doubt exposes an open heart… scars and all).

Primarily a storyteller, Erin explores the outsider’s point of view from her front-row-seat, left-of-center. Give a quick listen to “Miss Misfit” or the album’s final track, “My World,” for the proof.

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