Self-Titled CDR EP
Genres: pop, singer / songwriter
Jun 30 - Jul 6 2003
Ward is a pop singer / songwriter from Philadelphia who has just
released this six-song EP. The songs, which all have one word
titles, combine a modern vocal style (think Nelly Furtado,
etc.) with less conventional instrumentation courtesy of cello, piano,
and classical guitar, among others. This amalgamation of styles
is easy to listen to, yet still interesting and fresh.
Ward's songwriting is also a plus. Taking a
modern popular song approach, Christina creates warm, pleasant
tunes that rely heavily on the vocals. This sound will probably
appeal mostly to fans of the "adult alternative"
scene. My favourite song was "Better," a laidback,
peaceful ride that is really made complete by the inclusion of a short
Though Ward's audience may be a bit limited (appeal among
the mainstream kids seems to be a bit of a stretch), she has the
talent and creativity to make popular "adult alternative"
radio stations' playlists - and to be ten times better than most of
the stuff already on them.
6 songs, distributed by the
artist, released 2002]