MP3 Marilyn Rucker - Voyeur Princess
Humorous cabaret jazz overlaid with pop, folk and big band influences.
12 MP3 Songs
JAZZ: Swing/Big Band, JAZZ: Jazz Vocals
Backed by her own keyboards and full band, Rucker bounces through a clever set of tunes in the novelty vein, with subjects ranging from old Southern ladies packing heat ("Pretty Little Gun") to overzealous religious types ("Twenty Naked Pentecostals"), with a special emphasis on obsession ("Constantly Studying You," "I Love Your Smell")... make no mistake, Rucker is a pro at the business of writing clever songs. Best of the bunch is perhaps the closer "Email Legends," a run through all the amazing, unsolicited "true" facts one gets through their electronic mail. It''s a charming pop classic-in-the-works, not unlike Sparks'' "I Predict" updated for the 21st century.
Ken Lieck review of Teapot Lady (The Austin Chronicle)
Good for what ales ya...Rucker sparkles as a single. Her C.D., Voyeur Princess, is notable for its variety of material and versatility of the artist...
Perry Stewart (The Fort Worth Star Telegram)
Destined since birth to bring her message of unswerving lunacy to the listening public in search of a good time.
The Therapy Sisters
Can you believe this woman used to be a lawyer? Luckily, she''s moved on to a higher calling!
Dr. Demento (National Comedy Radio Host)
Marilyn is the wicked wit of the West, feminism''s answer to Tom Lehrer and one of the funniest players ever to tickle the ivories.
Steve Brooks (Singer-Songwriter)
A very funny and witty singer/songwriter. Her piano/keyboard playing is amazing.
The Winslow Arizona Mail
How can you not like a song entitled "Twenty Naked Pentecostals"? Rucker combines quick-witted lyrics and ....jazz, rock, acoustic and folk to create a quirky commentary on modern life. Not to be missed.
Crosswinds Weekly, Albuquerque, N.M.
I have worked with Marilyn Rucker several times and have found her to be always entertaining, yet consistently professional. She draws on a wealth of musical knowledge and presents a varied program, but it is her engaging sense of humor that I remember most when the show is over.
Tom Pittman (Austin Lounge Lizards, D.J. Folkways-KUT FM)
A great voice, an affinity for the big band sound and funny lyrics make her a singer who''s easy on the ears (she''s cute too)
WXCI''s Reality Break