Dulcie Taylor’s Time Pieces, September 13, 2002, Page WE11 By Eric Brace, Washington Post Staff Writer
” WHEN I moved back here to Virginia, it felt like coming full circle, since my family’s from Virginia,” says songwriter Dulcie Taylor, who relocated to McLean from Los Angeles five years ago.
So Dulcie, you were born here in the area? ” Oh, no, no,” she corrects, almost like an elementary school teacher. “I’m talking 1783, you know.” Taylor, who was born and raised in South Carolina, talks about her ancestors as if they’re still alive. Her ability to turn “then” into “now” gives her story-songs — whether set a hundred years ago or last week — a sense of immediacy and timelessness. Continue reading →
Washington Post, 8/23/02, page WE06 DULCIE TAYLOR, “Diamond & Glass”, Black Iris Records by Mike Joyce
Dulcie Taylor’s “Diamond & Glass” has all the makings of a hardcore country album: tales of divorce, despair and death, along with occasional allusions to emotional abuse and reckless drinking. But Taylor, a Wammie-award-winning singer-songwriter, is more poet than honkytonker, and far too much of a romantic to let an album unfurl without conveying inspirational thoughts and comforting messages. Continue reading →
Folkwax, 8/21/02 A Thinking Person’s Album With a Cool Feel by Jason Wesley
This album sounds like girls’ night at the coffeehouse; some nice jazzy Country Folk and some lyrics examining relationships from a woman’s perspective. Very few artists are able to put together an album of their own songs and styles without having to at least lean towards the big buildings where music is sold. It doesn’t sound like Dulcie Taylor has catered to the business side, even though she’s made an album with that sort of potential. I should think that this album will make it to radio, even though it is better than that. The whole album has a nice jazzy feel behind it. Lyrically it is an examination of relationships from various angles. Continue reading →
Dulcie Taylor’s debut album, Diamond & Glass, is an unexpected pleasure rife with elegantly crafted pop songs with a jazz undercurrent, incisive lyrics, sweet, bluesy vocals reminiscent of both Joni Mitchell and Tish Hinojosa Continue reading →