That Shame

by Abbie Barrett

Released 2016
Released 2016
Anthemic, hook-laden pop rock that's a little angry, sometimes depressing, but always fun to sing along to.
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August 01, 2016 - Improper Bostonian
That Shame showcases her in full rock mode, sometimes evoking the tone and phrasing of the Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde...[Her] craftsmanship extends from the gorgeous vocals of “As I Wanted You” and the soaring crescendos of “Falling” to the catchy ’80s-flavored punch of “Take It in Stride.”

August 26, 2014 - The Big Takeover
Such boldface names as Neko Case, Lana Del Rey, Cat Power, and Fiona Apple have been tossed about to …
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The Triples

by Abbie Barrett & the Last Date

Released 2014
Beige Bomber Records
Released 2014
Beige Bomber Records
Everything from dreamy soundscapes inspired by the late 1970s Laurel Canyon scene, to pop-psychedelia from the late 60s, to modern indie rock.
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Such boldface names as Neko Case, Lana Del Rey, Cat Power, and Fiona Apple have been tossed about to describe the sound of Boston’s Abbie Barrett & The Last Date, but the massed vocal harmonies in this song off their forthcoming album, The Triples, reminds us of David Crosby’s brilliant but now largely forgotten 1971 solo LP If I Could Only Remember My Name — jazzed with the proggy propulsive drive of Annie Haslam and Renaissance.—…
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Dying Day

by Abbie Barrett

Released 2008
Released 2008
unique compositions, intelligent lyrics, and a smoky, sweet voice…abbie barrett should be on every music lover’s radar.
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“Abbie Barrett has the kind of voice that people can try for years to obtain, but for her it comes effortlessly. Her singing is flawless, smoky, and sweet, and her sense of arrangement and instrumentation is nothing short of classy."—Eilen Jewell, musician

"When Abbie Barrett visits WERS again in the future, it will be downright mind boggling to hear what she will have come up with. Barrett seems completely unafraid to tackle genres far …
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    Sally O'briens,  Somerville
     
  • Nov 14
    Mosesian Center for the Arts,  Watertown