Toronto Star

6. SUSAN COWSILL “Galveston” We wish we could locate this poignant cover of the Jimmy Webb-penned Glen Campbell hit online, but in the meantime believe us when we say that this guitar-and-bass rendition is one of many highlights from one of the year’s most potent singer-songwriter releases. Oh, and if you’re too young to recall Cowsill’s past ...

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Cincinnati City Beat

Susan Cowsill was the youngest, the only girl and the one with the highest musical profile of the family in adulthood. In addition to timed logged with Dwight Twilley’s band and acclaimed Roots Rock supergroup Continental Drifters with ex-husband/dB Peter Holsapple, current husband Russ Broussard and sister-in-law/Bangle Vicki Peterson, Cowsill also launched her solo career ...

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Cincinnati City Beat

SUSAN COWSILL Lighthouse (Threadhead ****) More by accident than design, I spent a few years in the 70s working as a roadie, which had its ups and downs, but the high point was definitely getting to work on and off with Fairport Convention, whose permanent crew were good friends and roped me in when they needed an extra ...

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No Depression

By DAVID BAUDER, Associated Press Writer – Thu Jun 10, 6:06 am ET NEW YORK – One evening near the beginning of a four-month mystery journey that began after Hurricane Katrina swallowed their home, Russ Broussard put his feeling of rootlessness into words for his wife, singer Susan Cowsill. "I feel like a kite without a string," ...

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San Francisco Chronicle

One evening near the beginning of a four-month mystery journey that began after Hurricane Katrina swallowed their home, Russ Broussard put his feeling of rootlessness into words for his wife, singer Susan Cowsill. "I feel like a kite without a string," Broussard said. The songwriter in Cowsill knew a good image when ...

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Oakland Press

Susan Cowsill, “Lighthouse” Threadbead): Jackson Browne, the Bangles Vicki Peterson and other former Cowsills are on board for the singer’s second solo release.

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LA Progressive

It has been five years coming, but Susan Cowsill’s second solo CD, Lighthouse (Threadhead), is a triumph over life’s uncertainties in the wake of natural and personal disasters. The album’s lyricism offers hope and inspiration that life indeed goes on if one carries fire in the soul, hope in the heart, and a belief that we are all here for a reason. Cowsill reaffirms a rock pedigree that goes back almost forty years as the youngest member of pop/rock’s favorite family, the Cowsills.

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Medleyville: Music coverage for eclectic tastes

Nearly five years since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, the storm and its aftermath continue to be a source of inspiration (not to mention frustration).

For her second solo album, Lighthouse (due May 18), Susan Cowsill draws from what she and her longtime adopted hometown have lost and endured since August 2005…

Continue Reading »

Toronto Star

6. SUSAN COWSILL “Galveston” We wish we could locate this poignant cover of the Jimmy Webb-penned Glen Campbell hit online, but in the meantime believe us when we say that this guitar-and-bass rendition is one of many highlights from one of the year’s most potent singer-songwriter releases. Oh, and if you’re too young to recall Cowsill’s past ...

Continue Reading »

Cincinnati City Beat

Susan Cowsill was the youngest, the only girl and the one with the highest musical profile of the family in adulthood. In addition to timed logged with Dwight Twilley’s band and acclaimed Roots Rock supergroup Continental Drifters with ex-husband/dB Peter Holsapple, current husband Russ Broussard and sister-in-law/Bangle Vicki Peterson, Cowsill also launched her solo career ...

Continue Reading »

Cincinnati City Beat

SUSAN COWSILL Lighthouse (Threadhead ****) More by accident than design, I spent a few years in the 70s working as a roadie, which had its ups and downs, but the high point was definitely getting to work on and off with Fairport Convention, whose permanent crew were good friends and roped me in when they needed an extra ...

Continue Reading »

No Depression

By DAVID BAUDER, Associated Press Writer – Thu Jun 10, 6:06 am ET NEW YORK – One evening near the beginning of a four-month mystery journey that began after Hurricane Katrina swallowed their home, Russ Broussard put his feeling of rootlessness into words for his wife, singer Susan Cowsill. "I feel like a kite without a string," ...

Continue Reading »

San Francisco Chronicle

One evening near the beginning of a four-month mystery journey that began after Hurricane Katrina swallowed their home, Russ Broussard put his feeling of rootlessness into words for his wife, singer Susan Cowsill. "I feel like a kite without a string," Broussard said. The songwriter in Cowsill knew a good image when ...

Continue Reading »

Oakland Press

Susan Cowsill, “Lighthouse” Threadbead): Jackson Browne, the Bangles Vicki Peterson and other former Cowsills are on board for the singer’s second solo release.

Continue Reading »

LA Progressive

It has been five years coming, but Susan Cowsill’s second solo CD, Lighthouse (Threadhead), is a triumph over life’s uncertainties in the wake of natural and personal disasters. The album’s lyricism offers hope and inspiration that life indeed goes on if one carries fire in the soul, hope in the heart, and a belief that we are all here for a reason. Cowsill reaffirms a rock pedigree that goes back almost forty years as the youngest member of pop/rock’s favorite family, the Cowsills.

Continue Reading »

Medleyville: Music coverage for eclectic tastes

Nearly five years since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, the storm and its aftermath continue to be a source of inspiration (not to mention frustration).

For her second solo album, Lighthouse (due May 18), Susan Cowsill draws from what she and her longtime adopted hometown have lost and endured since August 2005…

Continue Reading »

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