Norine Braun and the Mood Swings cd won the 2003 "CD of the Year Awards" at kweevak.com. They were presented as one of the
Top-50 CDs sent to the website kweevak.com in the 2002 calendar year. In the opinion of the judges
these CDs represented the best submissions received
for the year in terms of musical quality, production
and overall theme! The winners were revealed during an exclusive announcement on the worldwide Kweevak.com Radio Show.
Frontliner Blues captured the #1 spot for 7 weeks in row on Vancouver mp3.com blues charts as of September 25, 2003!
The dazzling and dynamic line up on the cd are Bill Waldron on drums, Roger Skinner on keys, Rick Law on bass and Mark McKenzie on lead guitar and harmony vocals.
Norine's repertoire ranges from ethereal, reflective moods to sizzling bluesy rock that test the limit of popular music.
After winning Factor's new talent Demo award Norine independently released her first original cd, "Modern Anguish", in the autumn of 1996."Miles To Go", her second original collection contains both sophisticated musings and simple pinings, exploring the darker undercurrents of her psyche." Crow" is a departure into dreamland and the eclectic soundscapes defying the typical pop album sound. Now and Zen is her latest award winning album and incorporates blues, rock, ambient and soul.
****LISTEN to all 5 of Norine's independent releases especially her latest cd NOW AND ZEN listed on the side panel of Try This.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Frontliner Blues
2. Give Me Love
3. Wounded Little Bird
4. No More
6. One Breath
7. Cruel Streak
8. Devil's Daughter
9. The One That Got Away
10. Carefully Watch The News
12. Climb The Mountain
13. Running On the Edge
14. Who Are You