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Hey folks, pick up a copy of the C-ville Weekly (Issue 20.42 October 14-20) this week and you’ll find a very pleasant blurb on Mariana’s new album, Book: “…let’s revel in the riches.  Mariana Bell’s latest album, Book…improves upon her previous lo-fi album with crystalline arrangements every bit as percussive as the young songwriter’s guitar work.  Listen to the minor key chantey ‘Clumsy’ and ‘Bad Today,’ which opens with a guitar riff that mirrors Radiohead’s ‘Jigsaw Falling into Place’ and showcases Bell’s skill at straining anxiety and tragedy into optimism and momentum.” Thanks to all the great personal reviews we’ve been getting lately about the copies obtained in pre-sales too!

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Push Review

“Mariana Bell writes and records songs that tread on the fine line that separates commercial music from real music.  Sure, her songs can be appreciated by millions and millions of listeners.  But unlike the average commercial artist, Bell seems to make music that comes straight from her heart and soul instead of merely churning out catchy tunes to make a buck.  She’s made all kinds of heavyweight connections over the past few years.  Our guess is that Push will be the album to quietly push her music into the mainstream (perhaps that explains the album title?).  The songs are poignant and smart and feature super polished lush arrangements.  Produced by Eddie Jackson, the album in chock full of cool vibes…

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