She Makes War : live review

She Makes War
Norwich
Sound and Vision
Oct 1st 2011

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She calls herself warriorgirl on twitter and seems to float around the country on her own with her misty, mystical songs and her guitar. She Makes War is like nothing else. She is a fiercely independent spirit who makes music on her own terms and is the perfect example of digital DIY- a modern musical Boudica who won't take no as an answer and sings these dreamy, heartfelt songs that envelop you with their raw beauty and textural melodies.

The stage is set for one girl armed with a guitar who makes a beguiling sound. These are darkly, beautiful songs that float around the room filling every nook and cranny. The guitar is the spine as her voice soars in a captivatingly sexy way, it is dark and pure and quite amazing. You are pulled in by the waif like figure on stage, standing there all charming and fierce in her kinder dress and fuck you tattoos, she hold her guitar like someone who grew up with grunge and Courtney Love but her very English sensibility has taken her somewhere else completely different, somewhere pastoral, somewhere floating, somewhere melodic...

It's not like she has lost any of that intensity and angst of her grunge youth, it's that her true nature leaked out and that contradiction is what fascinates me. It's what makes her. When she puts the guitar down and lets the vocals build up with echo FX and a series of pedals it sounds perfect, as blissed out as clouds on a rainy day, just letting a pure spirit overwhelm you, a true beauty in every way. A perfect noise.

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