|Crazy 'Bout You Baby|
|As Long As You're Here|
|Can't Control Myself|
|Before The Night Is Through|
"Sicilia delivers a vocal and lyrical performance that rates alongside the titans of early-1960s soul."
"A line is drawn from the depth of her voice into way inside of the listener. Its like the wind, you cant see it but, boy, when it blows, you can sure feel something."
The Alternate Root
"...impressive range and depth ...she's going to get even better with age."
"Not since Susan Tedeschi has a young female blues singer made such a strong impression...remarkable voice"
"Gina Sicilia may be the best blues singer on the music scene today"
"Gina Sicilia's voice posessess such depth and breadth that she may indeed one day be mentioned alongside the giants in the blues idiom."
Music City Blues
"...dramatically different from any of her peers. Her voice is robust and earthy...Gina Sicilia has a solid first album and star potential."
Young Philadelphia songstress Gina Sicilia exploded onto the scene in 2007, as her debut CD, ALLOW ME TO CONFESS, was met with joyous acclaim by fans and
She was heralded as a distinctive new voice in the Blues, as well as an insightful songwriter and interpreter of neglected classics in the Rhythm & Blues canon.
In 2008 she was nominated for Best New Artist Debut at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tennessee, just as her sophomore release HEY SUGAR proved her also to be a legitimate contender in the worlds of Classic Country and
With her new 2011 release, Can't Control Myself on VizzTone Records, Gina broadens her stylistic palette, infusing even more Soul and Americana into her bedrock influences of Blues and R&B. This CD features seven new Gina Sicilia compositions, as well as three choice covers borrowed from Bobby Bland, Stevie Wonder, and Ike & Tina Turner.
Ginas singing and songwriting continue to break new ground, showing remarkable depth, power, and seemingly unstoppable growth. Can't Control Myself was produced and engineered by Ginas label mate, the insanely talented Dave Gross, who also played every instrumental track on the record except for trumpet, sax, and one lap-steel track.
Now 25 years old, the genre-defying Gina Sicilia continues to smash pigeonholes into kindling and redefine the boundaries of soulful music.