The New York Times’ Jon Pareles Review

The New York Times’ Jon Pareles Review

We are honored to announce The New York Times’ head music critic, Jon Pareles, reviews a live set of BONZIE’s at SXSW music festival!  Read his article:

“Delicacy and drama, surrender and anger, made a riveting combination when BONZIE — a songwriter, born Nina Ferraro, and her band, from Chicago — performed on Wednesday afternoon. “I am not my own person,” BONZIE promised someone, to an accelerating strum and beat, in a odd sort of love song; “I wanna hold back and I wanna let go,” she proclaimed in a galloping rocker. Her songs often started out as if they were going to be folky, only to have the band surge in behind her as her voice darkened and her gaze turned steely and unwavering, insisting on the strength it takes both to give yourself and to break away. “

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