Paige Armstrong - Wake Up

Published Tuesday 1st December 2009
Paige Armstrong - Wake Up
Paige Armstrong - Wake Up

STYLE: Rock
RATING 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 85852-15968
LABEL: Whiplash 850346002080
FORMAT: CD Album
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by James Lidgett

Perhaps there is something in the water in Tennessee, or at least something that inspires a particular brand of energetic rock. Once almost exclusively associated with country music, Tennessee has recently given us some of the freshest new talent in rock, most notably Paramore. Parallels can be drawn between Paramore and Paige Armstrong's music, both musically and in the earnest, emotive lyrical style and vocal delivery. The title track of the album is definitely a highlight, grabbing the listener and keeping them riveted throughout. In fact the majority of the album's heavy modern rock style is bang up to date and somewhat reminiscent of Texas band Flyleaf, whereas in stark contrast, the final track "Unbreak Me" is a really good honest ballad more of the style of Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood, further illustrating the artist's versatility. Tracks of particular note are "Wake Up", "Apathy", "Come Alive" and "Airbrushed Magazines". A fantastic album from a singer who once got national media exposure as a child through winning a battle
with cancer.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Episode [Listen]
2. Apathy [Listen]
3. Come Alive [Listen]
4. I Say [Listen]
5. Wake Up [Listen]
6. Thoroughly Complete [Listen]
7. Lights Burn Out [Listen]
8. I Dare You [Listen]
9. The Story Song [Listen]
10. Airbrushed Magazines [Listen]
11. Unbreak Me [Listen]

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Product Description
Host of iShine KNECT and cancer survivor Paige Armstrong offers this collection of faith-based anthems and songs of encouragement.

Paige's songs speak passionately to her generation about the purpose and value that everyone has as a child of God. Her début release, Wake Up, features the songs Come Alive, Lights Burn Out, Unbreak Me, and more.

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