Whether it's the soft, catchy ballad "Lake Harriet" or the crunchy, guitar-driven "I Cry For Love," Rodriquez shows us her progressing strengths as a vocalist and songwriter.
88.1 KDHX Chart Position: #3 Americana for February 2, 2013.
Record label, release date, and producer: "Give Me All You Got" was released on Ninth Street Opus Records on January 22, 2013 and was produced by Lee Townsend.
RIYL: Adele if she was born in the U.S. and grew up in the South; Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt in a more contemporary context.
Hometown: Austin, Texas.
Standout tracks: "Devil in Mind" and "I Cry For Love" exemplify Rodriguez's strength as a songwriter and her ability to gracefully dance the line between edgy pop and Americana.
This label: Ninth Street Opus Records defines itself as "genre-agnostic" and takes pride in the strong live performances of their signed artists.
Play it while: Driving through bland flatlands on a long road trip; you'll get some needed spice out of your car's speakers.
Did you know?: Rodriguez's father, David, is also an acclaimed singer-songwriter who grew up emerged in the Houston folk-music scene.
About the album art: The cover features a full-body portrait of Rodriguez, with a large flower in her hair, standing before iron gates, captivating viewers with her stare.
What the critics say: "Rodriguez at her freewheeling best, an inspired mix of passion and energy that captures the spirit of her feel-the-burn live shows." -- Michael Bialas, Huffington Post.
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