Laura Merrimen

Laura Merrimen




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Atlantic Airwaves studio session, May 21

"She's really tapped into the well of the modern Americana (or in this case, Canadiana) sound and sings with an unforced flow of bittersweet emotion."

- Stephen Cooke, the Chronicle Herald


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“a Hubbards native with a 10-gallon voice that recalls the twang of Gillian Welch and the timbre of Jann Arden”

– Matthieu Aikins, the Coast Magazine





"It seems everyone wants to take a kick at the can and revisit the past with their new work. It may all sound authentic, but when you really listen, very few get it right. Young Laura Merrimen is one of those precious few"

- Herohill review


"Merrimen works in alt-country/folk terrain, and her pure, slightly melancholy vocals mark her as one of many excellent rootsy songstresses from the East Coast."

- Kerry Doole, Tandem


"Nova Scotian Laura Merrimen wears her Americana heart on her tear-drenched sleeve in her enigmatic album, ‘Love Letters for Lonely Hunters.’"...more

- Lisa Torem,


"Neo-country is a new term to me. It means “pop with a twang” apparently and that sums up the debut album from Laura Merrimen. "...more

- Phil Edwards, AmericanaUK

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