Drive By Review: Rachel Rhodes' “Blue Boxes”
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I mean, it’s so quick that if you blink, you might miss it! So, don’t blink; here goes:
I am a sucker for a concept album, so as I listened, this one just took hold and bid me to keep coming. What follows are more purely impressionistic thoughts on what I felt as the album unfolded.
Her album is very ethereal. So far, I have heard “Celeste” and “Cobalt.” Oh, and it JUST occurred to me that all the song titles are shades of the color blue! 😳🤷🏽♀️ How clever.
These songs are to be felt even beyond being listened to. They sound alone and in the dark and, frankly, blue.