Edens Edge

This trio’s bluegrass-soaked debut single, “Amen,” showcases the seemingly effortless vocal fusion displayed by lead singer Hannah Blaylock, Cherrill Green (vocals/mandolin/banjo) and Dean Berner (vocals/Dobro/guitar), as does the rest of the group’s debut offering.

Hannah’s expansive vocal range allows for a great deal of variety throughout the 10-track album. Her Southern drawl vaguely recalls Miranda Lambert’s on the catchy gem “Swingin’ Door,” while she channels Martina McBride-esque intensity on “Last Supper” and subdued melancholy on the well-crafted “Liar.”

The sultry R&B groove of “Too Good to Be True” provides a nice contrast to the song’s flashes of Dobro and mandolin, air-tight harmonies and detailed country account of a guy who’s used to turning every head like a diamond in a coal mine.

The trio can easily tackle playful as well as somber or sassy tunes. On “Who Am I Drinking Tonight,” they size up a potential romantic partner by the choice of drink, whether it’s a tequila à la Kenny Chesney’s “You and Tequila” or a hurricane à la Alan Jackson’s “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.”

The trio wraps their silken harmonies around an a cappella tune, “Christ Alone,” to close out the album, a chill-inducing ending and reminder of this trio’s raw musical talent.

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