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Catching A Tiger

August 17, 2010 | Format: MP3

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Product Details

  • Original Release Date: August 17, 2010
  • Label: Fat Possum Records
  • Copyright: 2010 Fat Possum Records
  • Total Length: 47:11
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  • ASIN: B003W5KP82
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #29,115 Paid in Albums (See Top 100 Paid in Albums)

Customer Reviews

All songs are good.
Andre
Lissie is an amazing and talented artist, with a beautiful voice to match.
R. T. Child
I listen to it every morning to wake up, and do yoga.
Angela Shams

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By sempremezzo on August 23, 2010
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FINALLY! And yes it does deserve all caps. This album is so refreshing because the songs are so original and they are written so well. I agree with the previous reviewer in that she sounds kind of like Fleetwood Mac. I loved that group early on. But its not really her voice but the almost orchestral building to a crescendo of the songs that remind me of them. Only a few other bands, that I've heard, have this quality. I think of early U2 and Coldplay. I have some classical training and it is so great to hear modern music with actual quality to it. Buy this album!
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Patrick Morehouse on July 16, 2010
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Lyrically, tonally, and musically this album is one of the best I have heard in a while. It doesn't do much in terms of reinventing the genre, but Lissie breaths new life into the alt-rocker chick scene. She brings such a passionate resonance to her performance, that you can't help but feel yourself being affected.

In all honesty, this album speaks for itself. Just lay back in the sun with your headphones on and bathe in her warmth.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By ronty1961 on August 27, 2010
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Grab your head phones ,turn them up, sit back in your recliner , close your eyes and get ready to be blown away by her vocals. Totally amazing! Can't wait to see her live.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By hyperbolium on January 2, 2011
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Listening to Lissie's major label debut is a familiar experience, in that she's not the first artist to surrender the organic qualities of her roots in the process of aiming for a larger audience. Where her debut EP, Why You Runnin', turned deeply confessional moments into arresting outbursts of emotion, her follow-up feels forcedly written, sung and played. Where the debut offered the studio as a space in which Lissie could be heard singing, the album is filled with placeless overproduction that, aside from the quality of Lissie's voice, sounds disappointingly like other pop records on the market. The edginess that made Lissie's earlier vocals so magnetic is lost here as she's forced to compete with gratuitously busy arrangements; it feels as if the producers didn't trust her voice to keep listeners' attention.

The double-tracked "Stranger" does provide a clever modern twist on Buddy Holly and Bobby Fuller, but it's only a moment's respite from the album's banal guitar solos and pop-rock arrangements. The minutes of deep artistic accomplishment belong to the songs brought forward from the EP: "Little Lovin'," "Everywhere I Go" and "Oh Mississippi." On these, Lissie's voice is riveting, the arrangements build tension rather than volume, and the instruments create atmosphere rather than distracting complexity. Lissie's moving, gospel-based homage to the mother river is perfectly set to a sparse arrangement of piano, chorus and distant tambourine, and the spine-tingling emotion shot into lyrics like "danger will follow me, now, everywhere I go" are unmatched by any of the newer performances.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Thomas Shope on September 12, 2010
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This is a perfect example of how the big record labels like Sony/Columbia ruin music. Lissie's first EP release "Why you runnin" was on an obscure label and was hauntingly beautiful and filled with amazing vocals and a raw unprocessed acoustic sound. Truly something very special. So she get's noticed by Sony and they obviously feel she will sell better as a more mainstream pop artist. This is a very good pop recording and Lissie manages to make the pop offerings on this recording very good indeed, but the best songs on this recording by far are the songs that came from her original EP. The big record labels have been ruining music since the 1980's and while it has gotten better with all the indie label competition, they continue to do their formula approach to record making that mostly turns out garbage. This is a very good recording, but it could have been world class had Lissie added 5 more songs with the same style as her original EP. Go listen and judge for yourself.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Matty Longhorn on March 8, 2011
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Lissie's latest CD, "Catching a Tiger," simply blew me away. I play it in my car daily and sing along with the lyrics. It's uplifting music for a dull boy in a frozen tundra of a land, for sure. Long live Lissie! I'm also so fortunate as to have caught her live in concert in Minneapolis (in February '11) in below zero weather.

Luckily, she played inside of a heated building, and I thoroughly felt warmth in my heart and spirit as I left the venue. Wondrously refreshing and down to earth sound. (She's most versatile, however, and does a great cover of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance"; an ironic choice of artist for her to cover, as the two are such opposites in appearance and style.)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Nancy A. on February 27, 2011
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I heard Lissie on one of the few true independent, non-satellite radio stations left on the planet. I instantly loved "In Sleep" and "Little Lovin'" and decided to take a chance on an unknown. She has a wonderful, throaty expressive voice, her songs have lots of rhythm and the closest comparison is KT Tunstall. The whole album is excellent, with additional songs that will soon become favorites. Our whole family of four loves Lissie!!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By R. T. Child on February 27, 2011
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I absolutely love this album! I just wish I had found it sooner. Lissie is an amazing and talented artist, with a beautiful voice to match.
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