Alison May's powerful debut album Earnest Keep captures the struggles and miracles of her youth in a timeless blend of indie folk rock.
Jan. 23, 2013 - PRLog -- Alison May's resounding presence silences audiences to a low murmur, eliciting the "I can't believe that voice just came out of her" reaction before commanding the complete attention of the room. This scene plays out effortlessly night after night as Alison takes to the mic with songs from her eloquent debut album Earnest Keep. The reaction is not only based on the power behind her voice but the depth of emotion conveyed in her ballads.
Alison’s debut LP, Earnest Keep, is the perfect introduction to her multi-faceted talent. A fitting name for an album she sang, played every instrument on and co-produced for Colorado based record label Misery Loves Company. The album is a detailed account of her musical coming of age and clearly reflects her inspirations and influences, which include writers like Nick Drake, Sixto Rodriguez and Duncan Browne. The strong highs and lows Alison experienced with her family and love life caused her to encounter a buffet of emotions, realizations and self directed questions, helping to shape the raw, emotional quality of her music.
For people who need something to listen to while they’re driving away from a lover’s house for the last time, or they’re taking a plane to a new home, or need to hear the words to give them the motivation to do so, Alison May has come to supply those provisions...