Marcella and George are seasoned professional musicians and have worked on many recordings, movie sound tracks, live T.V. concerts, television and radio commercials. On the C.D. 'Clarity' they combine their talents to make a powerfully beautiful work of art. All of the songs were written and sung by Marcella and arranged and produced by George Quirin who's guitar playing is also featured throughout. Veteran reviewer Joseph Woodard wrote in The Independent; 'For a local case study in pop, proceed to those partners in music and marriage, Marcella and George. Their new CD, Clarity, is a set of tunes bolstered by solid, no-nonsense production, a good showcase for the respective guitaristic versatility of George Quirin, and the long admired vocal-songwriting skills of Marcella Quirin, mostly in an in-house concoction. As the primary man behind the mixing board and assorted fretboards, he overdubs guitars-a lot of acoustics and the occasional crunchy electric part, as on ' Joe Don't Kill The Centipede.' She writes the tunes and sings with a clear-toned voice, sometimes layered into a lush sonic icing that lives up to the CD's title. Clarity, as it happens, is the M.O. here not rough edges. They also usher in guest musicians, including trumpeter Jeff Elliot, lobbing some tasty pop tarts on the '70s-ish soul-pop tune 'It's A Machine.' Pedal Steeler Bill Flores whooshes eloquently on the country-tinged 'Serena,' drummers James Antunez, Kevin Winard, and Tom Lackner keep time, and percussionist Lorenzo Martinez adds poetic percussive color to the lovely, yearning pop-folk song 'Two Birds.' The CD closes on the soft, lilting note of 'Don't Tell Me The Truth,' with Marcella on nylon stringed guitar and George on mandolin, with a final major chord that happily resolves an album all about resolution. Good intonation, unpretentiously crafted lyrics, well-placed melodic hooks, and instruments played cleanly, in real time by real human beings...'
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