For some, the name Dolores O'Riordan needs no other introduction. For others, a reminder that she was the leader of The Cranberries, a staple of early '90s alternative radio, might be necessary. Her debut solo outing, 'Are You Listening?,' is set for release via Sanctuary. Singer/songwriter Jessie Baylin has a silky, melodic tone, reminiscent of Natasha Bedingfield and melting vanilla ice cream. Her voice is filled with a quiet confidence, yet alluring vulnerability. Although her contemporaries rely on production techniques, 21-year-old Baylin takes an honest approach and commits to the sound of her natural voice. She performs frequently at clubs and events in Southern California and, judging by the number of glowing reviews from fans, is developing quite the following.
Added by alykat on July 2, 2007