Album review: ABI MOORE – Amoeba & Stone

Abi Moore - Amoeba & Stone

Honest Records [Release date 03.02.14]

The third album from independent Lincolnshire songstress Abi Moore is a rather pleasant affair.  Switching effortlessly between folk and Americana it should cement the growing reputation of a singer songwriter who’s had support slots for artists such as Midge Ure, LAU, Jim Moray and 10cc.

While her debut album The Aftermath of ’96 was released in 2006 to widespread acclaim, it was the follow up Things We Should Have Said in 2009 that saw wider exposure with Caffe Nero playing the album daily in all its UK stores and Abi playing 70 live Caffe Nero dates.

Ameoeba & Stone is a gentle well balanced set with a number of notable standouts – the alt/country ‘Nickajack Cave’ – an emotive number about Johnny Cash’s attempted suicide at Nickajack Cave in 1967, the wistful ‘Wishful Thinking’, and the soulful and Sade-esque ‘The Hardest Part’.

But don’t be put off by the café culture connotations – Amoeba & Stone is an excellent album that pays dividends on repeated listens and comes highly recommended to fans of the female singer songwriter genre.  ****

Review by Pete Whalley


Throughout September 2018 Get Ready to ROCK! Radio celebrated the station’s 10th anniversary and a two-hour special reflected a decade of broadcasting. “10 years in the making” features archive interviews with Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Todd Rundgren, Graham Bonnet, David Coverdale, John Wetton and Bob Catley.

More information
Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio…
Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page.

Power Plays w/c 3 December 2018

We play Top Albums and Live Acts as selected by the GRTR! Reviewers.

Featured Albums w/c 3 December (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 Melodic Rock – featured in 2018
12:00-13:00 Melodic Hard Rock – featured in 2018
14:00-16:00 Singer Songwriter – featured in 2018

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

18:00-19:00 21 GUNS Nothing’s Real (1997)



Email This Page
This entry was posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply