Abby Bryant and the Echoes - Not Your Little Girl (2LP)
Abby Bryant & The Echoes has cemented their presence as an up-and-coming powerhouse with Not Your Little Girl, the band's confident and rebellious debut LP showcasing Bryant's vocal abilities and claiming the band's hard-fought place in the world of vintage-inspired Southern soul rock.
Recorded in the band's home base of Asheville, NC, the album features Anthony Dorion on bass, John Ginty (Robert Randolph & The Family Band, The Allman Betts Band) on Hammond organ and keys, Jeff Sipe (Col. Bruce Hampton, Leftover Salmon, Susan Tedeschi) on drums, and The Naughty Horns (Nick Ellman, John Culbreth, Ian Bowman) in addition to Bailey Faulkner on guitars and Bryant on vocals. Not Your Little Girl represents the culmination of years of dedication and a decided shift in Bryant and Faulkner's outlook on the band's future - to claim their place among the greats of American roots and soul music.
"Abby Bryant can sing her ass off. From sultry soul to heartbreaker blues, Bryant grabs it by the throat and flings it all over the stage like a rasslin' title match smackdown." -- No Depression
"Doubters beware, Abby Bryant is prepared to write her own artistic destiny, regardless of what others believe her path should be." - Americana Highways
"The title track, with Bryant's powerhouse vocals and a backing sound equally explosive, is likely to have you hitting the replay button. That blood and thunder expansive sound, fronted by Bryant's powerhouse vocals, continues on the twelve tracks that follow." - Lonesome Highway