INDIE SPOONFUL MUSIC REVIEW
With “Thank You,” Picerno shows off her exceptional songwriting prowess as well has her powerhouse vocals and undeniable talent as a performer.
Annemarie sings about how although she has “survived the dark storms,” she has also “felt the joy, and seen the light of day.” This universal message speaks kindly to our common human experience and reminds us that the sun always rises.
“Thank You” by Annemarie Picerno is a well written and beautifully performed song that has an exquisite melody and deeply-felt, meaningful lyrics performed by a singer, Annemarie Picerno, who knows was gratitude is all about - you can hear it in her expressive interpretation.
With “Thank You,” Picerno shows off her exceptional songwriting prowess as well has her powerhouse vocals and undeniable talent as a performer. Listen to "Thank You" by Annemarie Picerno - you'll be grateful for her gift, inspired by her lyrics, and moved by her performance.
FULL REVIEW published 1-28-2020
PLEASE PASS THE INDIE MUSIC REVIEW
“Thank You” is a masterpiece built on one idea that we can all find truth in, set to ardent, triumphant music.
"The artist’s vocals are strong, powerful, and unique, and portray every bit of her message in the most fabulous light. The soulful chorus is a highlight, demonstrating Picerno’s passion and wisdom while creating phrases that one can’t help but sing along to.
With every rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic detail, Annemarie Picerno creates an overall mood that is warm, hopeful, and triumphant.
The artist’s lyrics are a treat, as they speak to a resolution that we all must come to one day. In life, we can find ourselves distracted by ideas that seem to lead to happiness. In reality, true happiness begins with a lifestyle that centers around gratitude. This is the idea that Annemarie Picerno has arrived on in “Thank You,” empowering herself with gratitude instead of resting on the struggles of her past.
“Thank you for the strength I have today
Thank you for the voice I have to pray
Thank you I'm alive and I am safe
Thank you for the love that still awaits.”
“Thank You” is a masterpiece built on one idea that we can all find truth in, set to ardent, triumphant music. "
(Review by Ionas Finser - Please Pass The Indie) Jan 30 2020
SKOPE MAGAZINE REVIEW ON HOMESTEAD VOL THREE on BONGO BOY RECORDS
" Deft storytelling comes into the fray on Annemarie Picerno’s rollicking “Discount Tobacco and Beer”. Guitars weave together further adding to the song’s inherent honesty. Rushing through with such force the piece has a commanding, bluesy presence."
HOMESTEAD ALBUM VOL THREE
by Various Artists
on BONGO BY RECORDS
REVIEW IN INDIE SPOONFUL MAGAZINE
" Annemarie Picerno’s upbeat and fun “Discount Tobacco and Beer.” Changing things up, a fat and funky walking bass starts the track. Slick electric guitar riffs and solos add a bluesy vibe. Jamming plucked instrumentation is the icing on this multi-genre cake. Annemarie has a powerful, expressive voice that delivers the gut and groove that this rockin’ country song is made of. Towards the end, she lets loose with an impressive scat-like vocalise that gives the song a live feel. Annemarie is the kind of artist who can combine country, blues, folk, and rock and impress every single genre fan in the house."
Bongo Boy Records - 'Homestead Volume Three by Various Artists'
REVIEW IN "PLEASE PASS THE INDIE MAGAZINE"
Annemarie Picerno’s “Bonfire" feat. Lisa Coppola, Jimmy Parker, Donna Jo, Steve Owen, Benny Pitsinger, Gene DiPierro and Bob McGilpin. Bonfire is an Americana gem that paints the stories we tell around the bonfire. The song opens with a combination of plucked and strummed instrumentation. Cleverly written, the melody is passed around the bonfire as multiple singers sing a line of the song and then sing together in unison. In true Americana fashion, you are taken away to a moment when friends tell their stories and each voice is unique. At one moment, the singing is layered like a round like fashion. In "Bonfire", you can hear the “heat sparks” fly lyrically and musically.
"Country vibes return for the wonderful collection of voices featured on Annemarie Picerno’s BONFIRE – a power ballad with a mighty sense of togetherness about it."
SKOPE MAGAZINE Feb 2019
"Annemarie Picerno goes for a folksy singer-songwriter tradition on the powerful “Bonfire feat. Lisa Coppola, Jimmy Parker, Donna Jo, Steve Owen, Benny Pitsinger, Gene DiPierro and Bob McGilpin”. Emphasizing a sense of togetherness, the way the vocals trade off makes the song akin to a conversation. With just the right arrangement it all feels truly honest and tender to its very core."