Overview: Acclaimed Boston singer-songwriter Thea Hopkins calls her music American Short Story Folk: concise, striking narratives, they tell of American romance and tragedy in modern terms. She is as inspired by great short story writers as she is by songwriters. Her new Americana/Folk CD, “Chickasaw”, released in late 2007, has reached the U.S. Folk- DJ list of Top Albums, and is also being played on Americana and folk radio programs in Europe. Folk icons Peter, Paul & Mary, (who recorded her song “Jesus Is On The Wire” in 2004) described Hopkins as “one of the most literate, poetic and emotionally moving of the new singer-songwriters to arrive on the scene in the last few years”.
Roberta B. Schwartz, The Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange wrote that “Thea Hopkins possesses a voice and style that are so unique and brilliant that you wonder why the rest of the world has not yet caught on. “
Maverick Magazine, Britain’s top country music periodical, gave Thea Hopkins’ album a 4 star review in August of 2008: “Brave so Artist Site
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