Tag Archives: Michelle Branch

Album Review: Hopeless Romantic

Hopeless Romantic, by Michelle Branch I’m a big fan of Michelle Branch [1], and have followed her since she broke into the pop world as a young woman with her major label debut The Spirit Room, which exploded into the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Breathe (EP)

The second single from Michelle Branch’s Hotel Paper album was the song Breathe.  In this particular EP, eight versions of this song are available, making this a worthwhile if moderately obscure release for the talented singer, and making the EP … Continue reading

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Album Review: Everything Comes And Goes (EP)

Four years after recording her one and only album as one half of the country duo the Wreckers, Michelle Branch [1] released this six-song EP in 2010 that shows the influence of her time in Nashville and a stripped-down acoustic … Continue reading

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Album Review: Stand Still, Look Pretty (2006)

Stand Still, Look Pretty, by the Wreckers At this point in looking at the discography of Michelle Branch [1] it is time to look at her country period.  The first sign of the Wreckers was their appearance (along with Michelle … Continue reading

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Album Review: Hotel Paper

Hotel Paper, by Michelle Branch Hotel Paper, released in 2003, was the second major-label album [1] released by Michelle Branch.  At the time it was released I was a college student and had been a fan of her since her … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Spirit Room

The Spirit Room, by Michelle Branch The second album [1] in the discography of Michelle Branch [2], this album was the first one I was personally familiar with.  It came along at the right time for me to feel as … Continue reading

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We’re Making Loud Music

Yesterday afternoon, I had the chance to watch a live discussion between Michelle Branch and her fans.  I happen to consider myself a fan of Michelle Branch [1], and like most of the people in the chat I was looking … Continue reading

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Hopeless Romantic

As some readers of this space may know, I happen to be a big fan of Michelle Branch, and I have been at least since her major label debut [1].  It has been seven years since the release of the … Continue reading

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West Coast Time

I have written before about my fondness for Michelle Branch’s music [1] and also about the cruel fate of artists whose music is recorded and not released [2], a fate that artists like Badfinger [3] and Chicago [4], among others, … Continue reading

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Parallel Lives: Michelle Branch & Vanessa Carlton

For those of us who are fans of classical literature (in translation), one of the most intriguing biographical histories ever written was the massive Parallel Lives by Plutarch. Plutarch wrote his Parallel Lives with some definite agendas, and it is … Continue reading

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