Singer-songwriter Ashley Fayth keeps up that tradition from The Rock as she incorporates more than a hint of English folk into her the songs on her new EP I Am the Bird.
Fayth is a versatile vocalist, but is almost always characterized by a crisp, clean sound.
On the title track, that manifests as a very deep, mature sound. That's the polar opposite of the tender, slightly cutesy Feist-ish delivery she gives on the charming "Seaside".
The album opener, "Hostage", is the outlier. It features a slow-building twang, that culminates in a harmonica part, all supporting Fayth's voice.
Four songs is an awfully small sample size by which to judge a musician, but Fayth definitely seems to be set on the right course.
Best tracks: "Hostage", "Seaside"
Track listing for I Am the Bird:
- I Am the Bird
- My Bark