Amanda Thorpe | Union Square

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Union Square

by Amanda Thorpe

"Lovely melodies, haunting vocals" People Magazine "Strong and Sultry" Street Beat. NY Rock.com "Moody, groovy and melodic" All Music.com "British expat Thorpe is in the same league, with a similarly haunting, resigned delivery.
Genre: Pop: Folky Pop
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1. Life Is Great
5:10 album only
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2. Won't You Let Me
4:04 album only
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3. River Song
4:09 album only
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4. Next to Me
3:28 album only
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5. Burn This House Down
3:42 album only
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6. Love You Only
4:15 album only
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7. It's Nothing New
3:07 album only
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8. Over the Sea
4:19 album only
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9. You and Me in a Doorway
4:03 album only
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10. Show Me a Place
4:46 album only
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11. Passing By
4:15 album only
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12. Union Square
3:01 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Set against a New York backdrop, Amanda Thorpe's powerful new collection of songs, Union Square, includes vocal contributions by Graham Nash and Martha Wainwright, guitars by Tony Scherr and Peter Stuart, and electronic arrangements by Greg Grinnell of Teledubgnosis.


Co-produced with Brad Albetta (who has worked with Freddy Johnston, Martha Wainwright, The McGarrigles, and Teddy Thompson to name a few), this moving and inspiring CD features the radio-friendly “You & Me in a Doorway,” the dark but dreamy “Life Is Great,” and the bluesy “Burn this House Down,” with the distinctive harmonies of Graham Nash.


Among other great reviews, People magazine noted that Amanda Thorpe’s debut album, Mass, “brims with lovely melodies and haunting vocals.” Thorpe's deeply felt follow-up, Union Square, captures the ongoing development of a gifted songwriter and performer.

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Tom Pryor

Union Square
Strolling through Poets Walk in Central Park, I hear a distinctive voice. It's a drizzly afternoon, I have no umbrella and don't notice. I hear sweet marwa blues sounds floating through "Life is Great" and it's coming from the bandshell. I hear middle east magic in "Love You Only," pulling me down below the old Time Cafe to Fez. "Home to me... Home to me..."

Amanda Thorpe has made a beautiful record. "Union Square" is full of longing, for places, for people, it is New York City and everywhere you miss when you are lonely. Haunting melodies and wistful lyrics reminding you of Ray Davies. Think blazing on a sunny afternoon followed by a waterloo sunset.
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