Shane Bartell

Shane Bartell

Shane Bartell's voice -- easy, impossibly infectious and thick with focus -- can drift from vague and otherworldly to intimate and realized within a single breath, flitting effortlessly from throaty to smooth, mellow to scrappy, confident to crestfallen. Ultimately, all that somersaulting makes perfect sense: Bartell's Too Soon To Say (Sarathan/Fontana) takes you through the exhilaration, trials and tribulations of a budding relationship. These are seamless sounds, the aural equivalents of deep-stomach butterflies, mystery and promise intertwined.... more