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Los Angeles singer, songwriter, and spoken word artist, Brooke Benson, just released her debut EP, "I am the Sun". Her roots began in theater and later progressed into activism when she began writing her own form of social justice commentary, and matters of the heart, in the form of spoken word poetry. Her musical collaboration formed organically by playing live with violinist and composer, Chris Murphy (who co-produced) and an ingenious troupe of captivating musicians. Her inspiring lyrics weave a tapestry of human emotion through rhythmic song, lyrical

wordplay, and vivid imagery.


Brooke's EP, "I Am The Sun" features her poetic-style lyrics blended with world-class musicians orchestrating a unique storytelling experience. Combining jazz and hip hop style beats, blended with bluegrass elements, Brooke's cross-genre sound has been described as, “A riveting gem that features life lessons, wise words, fearless singing, a kick-ass instrumental full of electrifying violin and guitar-play, and most importantly, tons of grit!”- Ratings Game Music. This eclectic musical collaboration also features, Michael Jerome on drums (Richard Thompson, Better Than Ezra) Andreas Geck (Kelly Clarkson) on Bass, guitarist Eric Mcfadden (George Clinton and P-Funk) and drummer DJ Bonebrake (X), Nate Lapointe (Bobby Womack, Cubensis) on guitar, and Chris Murphy (The Devils Box String Band, The Blind Blakes Bordello Band) on violin/mandolin, Jacque Briggs on harmony vocals and Marla Leigh on frame drum.

 

She's performed for various artists and activists including author and former presidential candidate, Marianne Williamson. Brooke has also been described as “a brilliantly unique artist and a really well-captured album. Absolutely worth discovering: 

https://stereostickman.com/reviews/brooke-benson-i-am-thesun/

- Stereo Stickman

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ALBUM REVIEWS

"Brooke Benson is a rare bird of an artist. She’ll never be confused with female pop tarts or diva singers. Instead, she’s a serious artist that loves words and how these words sound against various musical beds." - Skope Mag 


https://skopemag.com/2019/08/14/brooke-benson-new-album-i-am-the-sun

"The track is empowering and motivates the listener in every way." - Fresh Out of the Booth


https://www.freshoutofthebooth.com/single-post/2019/08/15/Brooke-Benson-Releases-A-New-Single-I-Am-The-Sun

“With panache, she mixes a Hip-Hop rhythm with the country fiddle and some R&B in "Back Of The Day" & “Beautiful debut of this girl from L.A..."I Am The Sun" definitely brings the sun in the house.” - Keys and Chords

http://www.keysandchords.com/album-review-blog/brooke-benson-i-am-the-sun

"I Am the Sun’ is filled with a rich tapestry of articulate and thought-provoking lyrics. Benson effortlessly produces spoken word which is intelligent in nature and composed beautifully. This truly is music with a message which needs to be heard."  - FV Music

 

https://fvmusicblog.com/2019/08/13/brooke-benson-i-am-the-sun/

"The result is potent storytelling over infectious, memorable sound beds that stimulate the senses, lift the spirit and pump up your energy with each song." 

- Indie Music Discovery

https://www.indiemusicdiscovery.com/brooke-benson-i-am-the-sun/

"It might look like a fluff ball. Till you hear the twang, the art, the heart, the rock, the poetry, rhyme, rhythm, rap as held together in a perfect sphere of wicked delight and unbelievable talent." 

- Red Carpeting Living 


https://redcarpetliving.wordpress.com/2019/08/20/everything-and-more-under-the-sun/

SINGLES REVIEWS

"A brilliantly unique artist and a really well-captured album. Absolutely worth discovering." 

- Stereo Stickman


https://stereostickman.com/reviews/brooke-benson-i-am-the-sun/

"These lyrics echo in the listeners’ mind long after the song has finished." - The Band Camp Diaries


https://thebandcampdiaries.com/post/187052921452/brooke-benson-i-am-the-sun-brooke-benson-has

"It also employs some very elemental, not to mention universal, lyrical themes, metaphysical examinations of the underlying connections that bind everyone to each other, to the earth and to the universe in wonderfully fluid quantum poetry." 

- Dancing About Architecture

http://dancingaboutarchitecture.info/2019/08/17/i-am-the-sun-brooke-benson-reviewed-by-dave-franklin/

"Brooke Benson’s mind works completely different from all of ours. Her knack for painting pictures in her music is as impressive as it gets, especially when you consider how effortlessly she does it."

 

"I can’t tell you how much I needed a song like this in my life! Brooke Benson is my hero." 

- Ratings Game Music


https://ratingsgamemusic.com/2019/08/15/brooke-benson-gets-poetic-in-i-am-the-sun/

"Brooke Benson's acoustic message radiates a positive spirit." - She Wolf


http://www.she-wolf.eu/brooke-benson-als-lichtbringer-in-ihrem-neuen-musikvideo-zu-i-am-the-sun/

"This song puts her words to an insistent, driving groove that doesn’t let up – just as her wordplay never lags." - Skope Mag


https://skopemag.com/2019/08/17/brooke-benson-new-single-i-am-the-sun

“I Am the Sun” shows off the undeniable storytelling chops of Brooke Benson in creating a work that teems with life." - Beach Sloth


http://www.beachsloth.com/brooke-benson-i-am-the-sun.html

"With an acoustic-driven sonic foundation, I Am the Sun combines guitar, violins, orchestral swells, sweet-sounding electric guitar tones, and a rapid-pace, rap-style delivery which adds the potent influence of Hip Hop to this stimulating and engaging mix." 

- Indie Music Discovery


https://www.indiemusicdiscovery.com/brooke-benson-i-am-the-sun-video/
 

"Brooke Benson is a true artist with a strong voice and hammers it home with one bouncy sound. Brooke brings the sunshine for you to bask in on “I Am the Sun.” - Music Industry News Network 

http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=207011

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info@brookebensonmusic.com

European Publicity: Peter Holmstedt
Email: peter.holmstedt@telia.com
Website: hemifran.com

U.S. Publicity: Tinderbox Music – Krista Vilinskis
Email: krista@tinderboxmusic.com
Phone: (612) 375-1113
Website: tinderboxmusic.com

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