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NASHVILLE SCENE NAMES AMY BEST NEW SINGER/SONGWRITER

Most newcomers bearing acoustic guitars take aim at Music Row formulas or get lost trying to find a distinctive voice. Loftus is that rare find who sounds fully developed on first blush.

— MICHAEL McCALL

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NASHVILLE LIFESTYLES MUSIC ISSUE: ONE TO WATCH

“Amy Loftus’s radio-friendly voice draws comparisons to pop stars like Sheryl Crow and Aimee Mann. Her debut, Straight to Amy, is actually closer in spirit to the work of respected singer-songwriters like Shawn Colvin and Kim Richey. One to watch.”

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WESTERN BEAT ENTERTAINMENT

“Amy Loftus has got the stardust, with the potential to be one of her generation’s great artists.”

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GREENWICH VILLAGE PRESS

“It’s a rare thing in Los Angeles for a singer-songwriter to be on stage and have a bar full of people shut up and listen. But with a sound and lyrics on caliber with Aimee Mann or Lucinda and a voice as hauntingly soul- stirring as Alison Krauss, coupled with a visible truth and passion for every word she sings, it’s hard not to give Amy your complete attention. Her voice is nothing short of spiritual.”

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RALEIGH INDEPENDENT WEEKLY

“She’s one of the leading female lights to emerge from Nashville in awhile.”
— Grayson Currin

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JOHN McEUEN (NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND)

“If anyone is looking for a new female singer to follow and watch develop, one who already is good enough to be known nationally and is working towards it quite successfully, catch Amy when you can, as you will find someone you will want to tell others about. Original songs, great attitude, voice and stage presence… You will be glad you heard her, as I was.”

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PATRICK O'HEFFERNAN, MUSIC FRIDAY LIVE

“She completely charmed the audience – and me – with her glowing voice and welcoming manner.  She was the girl next door who happened to sing brilliantly, play the guitar and front a kick-ass country rock band.”

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