Category Archives: Lighthouse Reviews

Rodriguez’ Brooklyn Concert

"...The outstanding act was Susan Cowsill, famous for a family singing group act in the 60’s who began with their hit song, “Hair” an upbeat chorale and then broke out into a truly kicking rock ‘n roll set. Was she another missing talent, holding out for the chance to be the next Bonnie Raitt?" (excerpt)  When ...

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Americana Gazette

“Holy Cow! Does this CD ROCK! I am blown away by this release!

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River of Love: Susan Cowsill at French Quarter Fest

This is a hard story to put into words since it’s not mine to tell, but Susan Cowsill has a way of giving you a window into the heart of

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Los Angeles Times: Ann Powers picks 25 songs..

Susan Cowsill, “River of Love,” from "Lighthouse": This ragingly heartbroken version of a song by her brother Barry, who died in Hurricane Katrina, anchors Cowsill’s fierce tribute to the family’s adopted hometown. Deeper cuts: Ann Powers picks 25 songs ...

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The Blurt Top 50

2010 IN REVIEW: The Blurt Top 50 50. Susan Cowsill - Lighthouse (Threadhead) WE SAID: The songs on Lighthouse are guided by two themes - loss and hope. Both have been a part of ...

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Cincinatti City Beat

ROCK GETS BETTER AT 50 (AND OLDER TOP 10 of 2010) By Steven Rosen, CityBeat Lighthouse by Susan Cowsill (51) Too few people know ...

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The Big Take-Over

11/10/10 (issue No. 67) The youngest Cowsills member's second solo album is full of loss: her adopted home-town of New Orleans' destruction by Hurricane Katrina and the deaths of friends and family (brothers Barry and Billy).  Her vocal huskiness accents the poignancy of the lyrics; I defy anyone to listen to "Could This Be Home" without ...

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Austin Chronicle

Cowsill works hard polishing her latest, the critically lauded Lighthouse. As full of loss and sentiment as it is joyful and persevering, Lighthouse beckons listeners to Cowsill’s homey cove. – Margaret Moser http://www.austinchronicle.com/gyrobase/Calendar/MusicListings?StartTime=2010-11-17%2004:00:00

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Country Music People Magazine (UK)

The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has moved many songwriters to write about the devastation, but few can match Susan Cowsill for genuine loss. When the hurricane hit her adopted home town of New Orleans in 2005, Cowsil's brother Barry was on e of the victims.  The former child star from the family band ...

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Amcericana Gazette Top Albums & Songs of 2010

Top 15 CDs ... 9. The Beauties,  The Beauties 10. Truth & Salvage Co., Truth & Salvage Company 11. Marley’s Ghost, Ghost Town 12. Susan Cowsill, Lighthouse 13. WPA, Works Progress Administration Top 15 CD’s ...

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