Waxed – Record Review from Issue #50 March-April 2004
Dulcie Taylor
Mirrors & Windows (Black Iris)
By Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
nodepression.com

mirrors and windowsDulcie Taylor has been making a name for herself in the mid-Atlantic, winning songwriting awards in Washington, D.C., and at Merlefest for her thoughtful, direct slices of life. Mirrors & Windows, her second album, should go a long way in establishing her in the singer side of the singer-songwriter equation. Continue reading

Dulcie Taylor – Mirrors and Windows
Black Iris Records MBR2004
Released: 2004
mirrors and windows

by David Cantor
davidc@soundstage.com
Musical Performance ****
Recording Quality ****
Overall Enjoyment ****

Dulcie Taylor’s second CD, Mirrors and Windows, is striking in its variety, yet you don’t find yourself thinking, “She’s all over the place and can’t seem to find her voice.” Instead, you figure she must be covering lots of different people’s songs. But no — she wrote or co-wrote every one. What we have here is a very talented songwriter and performer. Continue reading

Dirty Linen, October/November ’02, #102
DULCIE TAYLOR
“Diamond & Glass”
Black Iris Records
by Kerry Dexter
albumcoversmallThe deep south is a varied as the turn of a kaleidoscope, in landscape, in people, in accents, in food, and in music. South Carolina native Dulcie Taylor gets at all that in several ways on her album Mirrors & Windows. She offers songs with elements of blues, folk, r&b, and rock, and makes it all work well. The subjects are conversational and thought provoking. Especially check out one of the folk tinged stories, Blackberry Winter, a fine marriage of melody and lyric. Continue reading

Dulcie Taylor’s Time Pieces, September 13, 2002, Page WE11
By Eric Brace, Washington Post Staff Writer

albumcoversmall” 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

albumcoversmallDulcie 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