‘…distinguished by her ability to summon a decade-defying sound and wind up in a world of her own making.' Pan Magazine
'She adds soul to slowcore and mystery to melancholy … an album that will draw you in deeper and deeper with each listen as you fall under her atmospheric spell.' Post To Wire
'...maneuvers in shadowy and palpable Lou Reed-esque honky tonk realism with so much rare and raw individuality that it takes you aback at first listen. Then your eager addiction slowly burns inside until you’ve played the album on repeat countless times and you’re lost ... a true storyteller ....' Global Texan Chronicle
Lo Carmen is a mesmerizing cinematic storyteller, weaving epic balladry,
country soul and psych folk in honeyed tones; a modern day Bobbie Gentry.
Raw, lush and atmospheric, 'Everyone You Ever Knew (Is Coming Back To Haunt You)', the Australian born/Los Angeles based songstress’s fifth solo album, builds on her ever-growing reputation for killer songwriting, atmospheric stylings and entirely distinctive vision.
'... if you like making out with the person you love in the back seat of an old car on the hills overlooking the abyss of the city while listening to haunted quasi-country vibes and the Velvet's Loaded, then this should be the soundtrack to your next moments. Something to listen to as you slow dance in the headlights and breathe that the spring air and cease your stumblin' through life for five or six minutes as you hook your arms around your loved one and feel the magic.'
“...stark country-soul and shimmering blues ... a direct line to the heart ”
— No Depression
‘...an authenticity, sincerity and purity of purpose that harks back to the likes of Woody Guthrie. This is folk music. Or country, real country ...With characteristic grace and eloquence, LC reaches the parts other songwriters can’t touch.... I put her on the same pedestal as Kris Kristofferson, Tom T., or Merle Haggard.’ Something You Said
Lo Carmen sits in an intangible, magical, rarefied space, somewhere between Tom Waits and Dolly Parton....’ Australian Stage
‘... magnetically absorbing.’ Fasterlouder
‘Authentic and original.’ The Australian