Happy Birthday to Mary Fahl (former lead singer of October Project)

  Though life is a battle of wits and constant threat to all types of stability (financial, health and emotional), it is always great to have a beautiful sounding singer in our midst. Fahl came to prominence as the lead vocalist of New York-based band October Project (who were compared to the likes of Jefferson …

Mary Fahl: A Complex Vocal History and Style

A colossal voice that manages to soar to the heavens, releases a new EP plus talks of an upcoming album! When October Project hit the mainstream(due partly to being signed to a major label), people were stunned by the voice of the lead singer Mary Fahl. What is it? At that time, listeners thought she sounded like …

Read my review of Mary Fahl : LIVE AT THE MAUCH CHUNK OPERA HOUSE (Double CD)

Listen to Siren(from Love & Gravity) and you can tell she has stretched her vocal style. This could have been influenced by Homer's Odyssey. It’s the kind of singing I've been expecting her to do after hearing the tracks from The Dark Side of The Moon. She is not just the full-bodied contralto. This diva has a big voice.

From the Archive: October Project Live At The TLA 1996 (FULL CONCERT)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwtwvsOUXd8   Whoever tornadoman14 is, he left us with a timeless gem that I was not able to see the first time it came out. I am talking about the full concert of the October Project way back in 1996 after they released their sophomore album Falling Further In. Yes I read the magazine reviews but information …

Mary Fahl Sings Exiles: The Wolves of Midwinter( from The Wolves of Midwinter by Anne Rice )

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I've been a big Anne Rice fan since I was in my teens. And through the years I've read whatever she put out there. There is no denying that in every book she makes, the characters are always the focal point. Yes the stories are wonderful but to add to that, there is this great …