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Quotes

“EMMA WILSON SINGS THE HELL OUT OF HER SONGS, LIKE SHE’S GOT KEROSENE IN HER VEINS”

ANDY DARLINGTON - INTERNATIONAL TIMES 

 

“WISH HER WELL IS A REMARKABLE DEBUT CD. WILSON SWAGGERS WITH ALL THE STYLE OF A WOMAN IN COMMAND OF HER MUSIC , THERE’S AN EDGE THERE, AN ARTIST TO SEE LIVE”

MIKE WISTOW – FOLKING.COM

 

“A BEAUTIFULLY PRODUCED ALBUM WITH THE PERFECT BLEND OF MUSICIANSHIP TO BACK ONE OF THE FINEST FEMALE BLUES ROCK VOICES I’VE HEARD IN A LONG TIME”

JOHN REED – FATEA MAGAZINE

 

“WITH THE SWEATY CLAUSTROPHOBIC SOUND OF EARLY CHAKA KHAN FRONT AND CENTRE, EMMA DELIVERS RAW, LUSTY, PRIMAL SOUNDS THAT WILL PLAIN BOWL YOU OVER, KILLER STUFF THAT TAKES ROOTS TO THE NEXT LEVEL” 

CHRIS SPECTOR – MIDWEST RECORD

 

“EMMA CAN GROWL LIKE KOKO, TESTIFY LIKE ARETHA, ROCK LIKE JANIS OR BE AS SOULFUL AS STAX, BUT SHE’S ALWAYS HER OWN WOMAN” 4 STARS

ANDY SNIPPER – RNR MAGAZINE 

 

“A SKILFULL VOCALIST WITH RESTRAINED ELEGANCE – A RECORDING OF REMARKABLE QUALITY”

VICENTE ZUMEL – LAHORADELBLUES.COM (SPAIN)

  

“SHE MAY NOT GUZZLE WHISKY FROM THE BOTTLE LIKE JANIS JOPLIN BUT HERE WE HAVE A RAW AND SPIRITED EQUAL OF SISTERS-IN–SOUL ACROSS THE ATLANTIC . EMMA PROVES CAPABLE OF SUBTLETY AND DAREDEVILRY IN EQUAL MEASURE, APPLYING BRAKES TO DRAMA THAT LESSER SINGERS MIGHT OVER EMBROIDER. EMMA WILSON IS WELL PLACED TO DEVELOP RATHER THAN MERELY CONSOLIDATE HER CHOSEN GENRE ”

ALAN CLAYSON – BEAT MAGAZINE

 

“AN INTELLIGENT PERSONAL EXPRESSION OF THE BLUES “ 

GILLES BLAMPAIN – BLUES AGAIN! (FRANCE)

 

“EMMA’S SONGS ARE GROOVY, HER VOICE WARM AND POWERFUL AND IMBUED WITH RHYTHM & BLUES”

MARTIN VAN DER VELDE – BLUES MAGAZINE (HOLLAND)

 

DEEP SHUFFLY GROOVES WITH A MAVIS STAPLES FEEL AND ABLE TO SPEAK OF THE MOST HURT YOU’VE EVER FELT” 

ARTHUR ELY - BLUES IN BRITAIN

 

“WISH HER WELL TAKES YOU ON A JOURNEY MUSICALLY, LYRICALLY & EMOTIONALLY, AND I LOOK FORWARD TO TAKING THAT TRIP ON A REGULAR BASIS” - 5 STARS

JOHN KEREIFF “THE ROCK DOCTOR” - HOT WAX 

 

“SHE’S AT THE CROSSROADS BETWEEN THE GREAT SINGERS OF STAX AND THE GOUAILLE OF JANIS JOPLIN”

FRED DELFORGE – ZICAZIC.COM (FRANCE)

 

 “A REMARKABLE VOICE, TAKES ME BACK TO WHEN MOTOWN & STAX WERE THROWING DOWN ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE USA, THE MUSIC STRADDLES BOTH FORMS IN AN ULTIMATE SOUL STYLE”  4 STARS

ANDY SNIPPER – MUSICNEWS.COM  

 

SPARSE, MOODY, CRISP BACK BEATS, LYRICAL WITH A SOULFUL EDGE” 

CLIVE RICHARDSON - AUTHOR OF “SOUL CITIZEN”

 

“ THIS IS NOT A TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM RATHER AN INDIVIDUAL TAKE ON THE MUSIC BY A LADY WHO UNDOUBTEDLY KNOWS HOW TO SING THE BLUES”

NORMAN DARWEN – TWOJ BLUES (POLAND)

 

“BEAUTIFULLY DELIVERED SOULFUL BLUES, EMMA’S FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT”

STEVE YOURGLIVCH - BLUES MATTERS MAGAZINE

“AN INSPIRED APPROACH TO THE BLUES, ALL THE EVIDENCE YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND WHY EMMA HAS ALREADY GAINED SUCH A REPUTATION ON THE CONTEMPORARY BLUES 

SCENE ”

UN-HERD – RNR MAGAZINE 

 

“AN EXCELLENT RECORD FROM START TO FINISH”

BLUES IN BRITAIN MAGAZINE

 

“10 WONDERFULLY CRAFTED SONGS, EMMA IS GAINING A FANBASE ON THE BLUES SCENE AND YOU CAN HEAR WHY, SHE’S SOULFUL & POWERFUL”  4 STARS

BOB FREEMAN - ERB MAGAZINE 

 

“EMMA’S ENGAGING VOCALS HAVE A STARTLING ABILITY TO CONVEY THE STORY CLEARLY AND PASSIONATELY, ITS THE MARK OF A STRONG ALBUM WHEN YOU WANT TO LISTEN REPEATEDLY TO GLEAN EVERY NUANCE”  4 PAWS  .   TOM DIXON -  BLUESDOODLES

 

“EMMA WILSON BOOGIES HARD, GETS HUSKY, JUKE JOINT GRITTY AND HAS SWEET FUN ON THIS BLUES ROCKING ALBUM FROM THE NARROW ALLEYS, THINK OF LATE NIGHTS AND LOW CEILINGS”

GEORGE W HARRIS – JAZZ WEEKLY 

 

“MISS EMMA’S SINGING REACHES SOME ASTOUNDING LEVELS OF VIRTUOSITY, SHE’S A BIG DEAL”

DAVE GALLAHER – TALKIN THE BLUES - WUTC.FM

 

“IF YOU LIKE SMOOTH VOCALS, DELIVERED OVER VINTAGE SOUNDS, THROUGH CLASSIC GEAR , YOU CAN’T GO WRONG WITH THIS. IT’S CLEAR THERE IS MORE TO COME FROM THIS BLUESY SOUL- DRENCHED SINGER”

GRAEME STROUD – VELVET THUNDER

 

“LUSCIOUS VOCALS WITH BEAUTIFUL CLARTY AND AN IMPRESSIVE RANGE, ‘WISH HER WELL’ IS A LOVELY OFFERING FROM THE VERY TALENTED EMMA WILSON” 

 STEVE BANKS - BLUES MATTERS MAGAZINE

 

“VERY ORGANIC AND REAL, GREAT VOCALS “

RICHARD DANIELSON – VINTAGE TROUBLE

 

“EXCELLENT AS EXPECTED”

STEVE BEASTIE – HARD ROCK HELL RADIO