Copeland recently released “America’s Child.” Produced by Americana Instrumentalist of the Year winner Will Kimbrough and recorded in Nashville, the album is a courageous and fiery statement of purpose, a major step forward for the singer whose musical consciousness continues to expand as her star continues to rise. (…)
“America’s Child” is by far Copeland’s most compelling work yet, with music swelling beyond blues and into spirited Americana, with elements of rock, soul, and country. Her instantly recognizable voice – capable of being sultry, assertive and roaring – delivers every song with unparalleled honesty and passion. The three-time Grammy nominee’s wide-open vision of contemporary Americana roots and soul music showcases the evolution of a passionate artist with an up-to-the-minute musical and lyrical approach. (…)
On Tampa Bay Newspapers, before Shemekia’s live performance at The Attic at Rock Brothers, in Tampa, Florida, on November 11.
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