Twenty-year-old Anna Nalick is the rare artist who makes you want to grab pop music's wheels by the spokes so they'll stop spinning so fast. "Wreck of the Day ," the 11 songs on this debut disc say collectively to the newly initiated, "there's something substantial here." An onslaught of substance is more what it feels like, actually, and it grabs hold early. Though each of these songs is distinctive enough to avoid congealing with the others into a gorgeous glop of introspection, heavy sighs, and reflection, leadoff track and first single "Breathe (2 A.M.)" works small wonders as..
For such a young woman, there is so much wisdom in the songs she writes. Her voice is enchanting and it's wonderful that she doesn't try to show off or do vocal acrobatics...she simply sings! Beautifully! I bought the CD for Breathe (2am) and have fallen in love with almost every other song on here. I can't seem to eject it out of my CD player in my car! "Someday we'll all be old and I'll be so damn beautiful!" Go Anna! You rock!