Fierke has an arresting and versatile voice – it’s the star of the show – but she doesn’t rely on just the voice to carry her through. Everything on The Procession sounds carefully considered and crated, and there really isn’t an dud in the batch.

-Adam McKibben, The Red Alert FULL ARTICLE

Fierke falls somewhere in the space between songwriters such as Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, and Cat Power…That she has assimilated their styles, matured, and discovered her own voice will come as welcome news to listeners wary of another lukewarm Tori Amos rip-off. On the contrary, the chills that tracks like “Train’s Song” and “Stellar” induce are authentic; the material here remains on high ground, safely removed from the tides of melodrama.

-Will McClain, City Pages FULL ARTICLE

Not since Leane Perius’ “Virginia Wakes” has a chanteuse spliced a folk-rock core with adult contemporary reverberations to produce a record that you physically want to hug.

– Matthew R. Perrine, Budgeteer News

Meredith Fierke’s promo shots make her out as one of those tough girls from high school who drove a pick-up truck and drank PBR Tallboys. But actually, that’s pretty much who’s singing on her new album, The Procession, too.

– perfectporridge.com

Though the folk/country tradition that Fierke uses as a vehicle for her angst is customarily a storytelling one, it’s a refreshing change of pace to be able to interpret the lyrics for oneself rather than being hit over the head with them…I am confident that Meredith Fierke has a bright future in the Twin Cities’ music scene.

-Jon Behm, Culturebully FULL ARTICLE

…makes music that’s dark, dusty and atmospheric and sounds custom-made to play over the pivotal — and sexy — scene in Robert Rodriguez’s next exploitation film.

– Ross Raihala, Pioneer Press

Put away any thoughts of a gal with a guitar being some lofty, fragile troubadour. Meredith Fierke shoots straight from the hip and will hit you where it means the most. The last time someone this strong came along, Red House Records had signed the now iconic Lucy Kaplansky.

Dwight Hobbes, Twin Cities Daily Planet FULL REVIEW

…she specializes in the kind of shadowy balladry that effortlessly evokes barren plains and hard hitting winters…

– Rob Van Alstyne, Metromix

…a hauntingly dark, ethereal album, on par with anything coming out of the Minneapolis music scene these days.

– David Henke, Northfield News FULL ARTICLE

There’s good talent, great and, then, every once in a while, a singular presence — such quality as reminds you why you love music. That’s when we’re talking premiere singer-songsmith Meredith Fierke.

– Dwight Hobbes, Twin Cities Daily Planet FULL ARTICLE

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