PRESS – MEDIA QUOTES

MEDIA

“…a cross between Bonnie Raitt’s bourbon stung growl and Phoebe Show’s emotive warble.”
– CityBeat Cincinnati

“Popularly known as ‘the Georgia Songbird’ and imbued with the influence of the legendary Koko Taylor, EG Kight sets a standard all her own. …she’s as classy, sassy, confident and credible as they come.”
– American Songwriter Magazine

“The Dublin, Georgia, native has been a tireless crusader for her eclectic, compelling, and thoroughly Southern ‘EG sound.’ It’s clear that Kight’s talent and professionalism, gained through decades of experience, will keep her career alive, if not thriving, through these tough times. And with the upcoming The Trio Sessions in the can, she will be back preaching her Southern-styled roots music as soon as she can.”
– Creative Loafing

“EG Kight has a stellar reputation as a writer, performer and producer… her legion of longtime fans will marvel at the musical and emotional range that she captures in A New Day.”
– Blues Radio International

“…a gentle and elegant woman who manages to channel Southern charm, sophistication and a fierce passion for the blues into one tremendously intoxicating voice.”
– Georgia Music Magazine

“A testimony to the healing power of music.  A New Day is sure to lift the listener’s spirits.”
– Living Blues

“EG Kight’s is a unique voice in contemporary music.  Her heartfelt, gospel and country-tinged blues blend American traditions into a toe-tapping good time. Her latest album, A New Day, demonstrates what her dedicated following has known since the late 90s – that she is a special talent.”
– Twangville

“Whenever a blues artist comes along with something fresh and personal to say, it’s cause for celebration. Let us now celebrate EG Kight…uniquely rural, deeply personal sound and style.”
– Taylor Guitars magazine

“The soulful southern eloquence of EG Kight’s voice, mixed with country & blues, is amazing. This Georgia Songbird knows her stuff and it shows in her music.”
– The Georgia Music Channel

“…one of the blues’ most respected vocalists.”
– Sarasota Herald-Tribune

“The 10 songs reach into a deeper place and add a tinge of gospel to her fiery combination of jazz, pop and blues. If you like blues, you’ll love this one.”
– Lee County Courier

“Kight sings with frank, commanding authority, crafting songs that simplify life’s mysteries.”
– Macon Telegraph

“EG Kight is a revelation as both a blues singer and composer… Her latest CD shows exactly why she is held in such high esteem…”
– Blues in Britain

“I welcome her kinder, gentler approach to the genre.”
– KUNC, NPR station

“the Iyanla Vanzant of the Blues… a popular, witty, sophisticated Blues singer. Her message transcends religion to embrace spirituality…”
– Rev. Audrey DuPuy

“The material is as strong as her brilliant, yet comfy, vocals. She reaches and maintains a degree of subtle polish that places her in the ranks of the blues’ greatest ladies.”
– Parcbench Culture Editor, NY

“…one of the most absolute beautiful, richest voices…  The last time I heard a woman’s voice impress me… was when I heard Eva Cassidy for the first time.”
– Michael Johnathon, host of Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour

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