Maggie Anderson Self-Titled (Acoustic) EP Review

It’s All Pretend is a catchy effort that allows Maggie Anderson’s vocals and instrument to shine brightly. This track has hints of Yael Naim, Ingrid Michaelson, and She & Him, with some of the most tender and softly-stated acoustic guitar work. The track’s charm ensures that listeners will be singing along whenever the track comes up on their MP3 player. You’ll Be Around is a sea change from It’s All Pretend as Anderson speeds up her delivery. By bringing in more complex time signatures, the track is able to shine amongst other the works of contemporary performers. The sheer confidence that is present on You’ll Be Around is endearing, while the acoustic guitar work provides both string and percussive elements to the mix. Continue reading “Maggie Anderson Self-Titled (Acoustic) EP Review”