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Lili Añel: Another Place, Another Time

Read "Another Place, Another Time" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Lili Añel, one of Philadelphia's premier singer-songwriters, plays and sings with a lifetime's worth of emotion through the six songs on her 2017 EP Another Place, Another Time. Coming twenty years after her recorded debut, and her first release since 2013, Another Place plays on many of Añel's own heartstrings but also resonates with the listener's. “I wanted to do something different and overall this CD is a lot more sparse than some of my other recordings," Añel explained in ...

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Lili Añel: I Can See Bliss From Here

Read "I Can See Bliss From Here" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

With I Can See Bliss From Here, singer-songwriter Lili Añel presents a set of personal songs that deeply touch the listener's ear, mind and soul, and bring to mind the confessional yet universal genius of such songwriters as Tracy Chapman, Phoebe Snow and Roberta Flack--they really are that well-written. “These are the songs I want to put out to the world at this time," she says simply. “It's what I wrote. They reflect where I am right now."

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Lili Añel: Finding Bliss by Climbing the Wall

Read "Lili Añel: Finding Bliss by Climbing the Wall" reviewed by Belinda Ware

In defining the concept of good music, it goes without saying that it is subjective to the listener's taste both in styles and personal preferences. When the weekend arrives, it is common to see people heading out to catch a live music show in New York, jny: Philadelphia, and other cities across America that are popular artist havens. Some of the most interesting original music can be heard while walking on the boulevard passing by a small café ...