Stone Cupid

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Pop - Rock | Ojai, California, United States
Total Song Plays: 2   
Member Since: 2003
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Julie Christensen, the stylistically gymnastic songbird calling Ojai
home, has a resume that includes work with the post-punk SST band Divine Horseman, two tours and records with Leonard Cohen, and a ne'er released Polygram record produced by Todd Rundgren, for whom she opened up on two recent California tours.
On her two solo albums, love is driving (1997)and Soul Driver(2001), "Christensen justifies her wandering idiomatic interests-veering from piano-oriented pop of the Carly Simon ilk to L.A. C&W to soul and back--with a lucid artistry and a love of the beautifully-sung note or nicely-sculpted lyric. The title track's horn-fueled feisty R&B/pop energy yields to the emotional, metaphor-fortified sincerity of songs like "Traveling Companion" (in a sinuous 7/8) and "Stone Cupid" (also the name of her label and web-site). Guests include ambient pedal steel hero Greg (Bill Frisell, Joni Mitchell) Liesz and drummer Jim (Dwight Yoakum) Christie. All in all, a happy, luminous occasion"