Reviews

Bman's Blues Report, Arizona USA, Live Album Review, July 2015

I have listened to this release a number of times and I continue to be surprised by the chord changes and I like it better each time. Koral again steps up with clean and interesting guitar riffs making this one of my favorites.

I just received the newest release, I'll Be Yours Tonight LIVE, from Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotionand it's quite good! Opening with a rocker, Your Sun Shines Rain, Schwarz reminds me a lot of early Yeah Yeah Yeahs but done in San Francisco in 1968. Interesting. Fine & Mellow is a perfect...

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Wasser-Prawda 'Musik und Meer - Kulturmagazin' Live Album Review July 2015

One of the best live albums which has arrived in the editorial office this year.

English translation:     This is already the 4th album released in as many years by British singer Zoe Schwarz with her band Blue Commotion.  It was not a 'planned' recording by chance, "I'll Be Yours Tonight', recorded November 2014 at a show at The Tuesday Night Music Club....

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Bluesdoodles, July 2015, Live Album Review

"with verve and with a distinctive and instantly recognisable sound"

The live album opens with verve with a distinctive and instantly recognisable sound and then Zoe’s vocals hit the airwaves and you can only be listening to the Blues Commotion’s jazz, funk and soul inspired blues that has hints of rocky fire as on the opening number Your Sun Shines Rain....

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Blues Time Magazine, Italy, July 2015 Live Album Review, via 'The Blues Music Review'

"One of the most interesting albums of the year"

Live at Richard Dunning's Tuesday Night Music Club, Hooley Surrey,

"Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion" is the fourth album by this up and coming quintet from the lively Blues English scene: "I'll Be Yours Tonight" is a fresh and original album, recorded live on November 8th 2014 without any alteration oat Richard Dunning's Tuesday Night Music Club; 11 original...

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Cover mount CD Classic Rock The Blues - Issue 22 June 2015

On This Issue's CD: Hit The Highway! Ah, that new blues small! Crank up this collection of cool tracks from some old friends and fresh faces.

Track 12:  Say It Isn't So - This song's riff will burrow its way into your head like a parasitic worm... but in a good way.  One of our favourite tracks from the band's new "accidental" live album, Say It Isn't So is fuelled by some incendiary vocal, guitar and organ work....

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Blues In Britain Magazine, Issue 162, June 2015, Live album review

I'll Be Yours Tonight - Live (33WM151)

Tuesday Night Music Club, Hooley, Surrey hosted by Richard Dunning

Following three excellent studio albums in successive years, a live CD representing the best of these is undoubtedly the only way in which Zoe and her band could have exceeded expectations for 2015.  This is because all twelve tracks are extended  ersions recorded at an intimate...

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Plunger Music Blog, May 2015, 'I'll Be Yours Tonight' Live album review.

New cutting edge Blog from the brothers that 'know', words by Moray Stuart, photos by Al Stuart. "Not gush, nor glaury... Genre-blind, quality-hundry, independent.

After three studio albums a live Blue Commotion record was long overdue, although the wait has allowed the band to compile a sizeable and varied body of work to draw on.  Proceedings open with the choppy soul strut of 'Your Sun Shines Rain' with Rob Koral's beefy guitar and Pete Whittaker...

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