Dulcie Taylor – Only Worn One Time *** (out of 4 stars) Label: Mesa/Bluemoon Records by Greg Victor for parkbench.com
Singer-songwriter Dulcie Taylor creates unforgettable atmospheres with her music. She brings life to characters and let’s us in on their points of view. It is storytelling at its most enthralling. Her new album, Only Worn One Time, is full of hypnotic songs that pull you in with every perfectly chosen lyric. Continue reading →
BY JOE PAYNE Santa Maria Sun August 13th, 2014, in the Santa Maria Sun – Volume 15, Issue 23 Making new music that sounds familiar and comfortable to listeners is a difficult task, but South Carolina-born singer-songwriter Dulcie Taylor meets the challenge with a calm reserve. After just one listen of Taylor’s newest album, it’s obvious that Taylor has friends who can play multiple instruments and write songs as well as the seasoned, country-influenced Taylor can. Only Worn One Time, recorded with Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings in Paso Robles, doesn’t list Taylor as the sole artist, but credits Dulcie Taylor and Friends. Continue reading →
When Dulcie Taylor speaks, there’s no hiding her South Carolina roots, reflected in both her drawling accent and her unrelenting southern charm. After establishing her singer-songwriter bonafides in the Washington D.C. area, she moved to SLO County a couple years ago and wasted no time immersing herself in our own local music scene, even while her previous three albums were enjoying radio play nationwide.
Last year she entered and won the New Times Music Awards “Best Songwriter” category and won with “Cigarette Smoke.” This year, she’s released her fourth album, Only Worn One Time, and it’s a stunner—11 tracks recorded locally at the Colorado Room in Atascadero and produced by George Nauful and Tyson Leonard, mixed by Keith Olsen, and released on Mesa/Bluemoon Records. Continue reading →
Atascadero singer songwriter Dulcie Taylor experienced an epiphany at athe Paso Robles DMV a few years back. In 2012, she moved from Washington, D.C. to Atascadero, and was delighted to find that the smiling faces around her are for real. “I’m used to the DMV not being a fun experience,” Taylor said. “The lady at the counter was there joking with my husband and myself, we were all laughing. the people here on the Central Coast are just so nice, even the DMV is a nice experience.” Taylor’s newest CD, “Only Worn One Time,” was released on the Mesa / Bluemoon Recordings label earlier this month, and a slew of local shows are planned for the rest of the summer. Continue reading →
There are seven songs that are either written entirely, or in collaboration with others by Dulcie Taylor, the remaining four are, two by George Nauful and two by Tony Recupido, who also do the lead vocals on the songs they wrote. Dulcie means it when she says, “and friends,” and these two have been with her on all her discs. Continue reading →