Isn’t It Always Love

Joanne O’Brien brings pop generations seamlessly together with songs by Natalie Merchant, Cheryl Wheeler and Julie Gold to Lennon/McCartney, Donna Summer and Alan Menken.

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Joanne O’Brien brings pop generations seamlessly together with songs by Natalie Merchant, Cheryl Wheeler and Julie Gold to Lennon/McCartney, Donna Summer and Alan Menken.

Track Listing

1 Isn't It Always Love?
2 You
3 Summerfly
4 Southbound Train
5 How Do I Trust My Heart?
6 Golden Slumbers / Dream A Little Dream
7 There Will Always Be A You
8 Something I Thought I'd Never Do
9 I Only Want To Be With You
10 Verdi Cries
11 Sailing On
12 That's All
13 We Live On Borrowed Time
14 The Gift Of Love

Praise for Isn’t It Always Love…

  • “On her first solo album for the label, Joanne O’Brien has a thorough understanding of contemporary, at times countryish ballads that generally fall on this side of show music. The set’s oldest tunes include a lovely pairing of Lennon and McCartney’s “Golden Slumbers” and an old Tin Pan Alley standby “Dream A Little Dream,” and a sweetly gentle “That’s All.”Randy Edelman’s “You,” Julie Gold’s “Southbound Train,” and Jeffrey Harris and Judy Baron’s “Something I Thought I’d Never Do” are other touching treats. O’Brien has a strong cabaret voice that seamlessly brings pop generations together.”

    — Irv Lichtman, Billboard Magazine 3/18/00

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Audiences have long enjoyed a wide range of musical stylings from Joanne O’Brien. With a degree in opera from The University of The Arts in Philadelphia she appears regularly in concert singing pop and classical from Los Angeles to New…