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Lisa Loeb “No Fairy Tale” CD Review and Giveaway

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Lisa Loeb first hit the airwaves in 1994 with “Stay (I Missed You)”, which is quite impressive for someone who didn’t have a recording contract at the time. Since then she has worked in children’s recordings and has done voice-over work for film and television. In addition to raising two children, Loeb is currently working on a new eyewear line, Lisa Loeb Eyewear (in partnership with Classique Eyewear); her second children’s book “Lisa Loeb’s Songs for Moving and Shaking” out April 2, 2013. On January 29th, she released her seventh album No Fairy Tale. She collaborated with Chad Gilbert from the pop-punk band, New Found Glory, to record a pop-punk/rock album.

The elements of the late 90s and early 2000s pop punk sound are definite, yet this CD also seems to be a rehash of Lisa’s early 90s sound. It’s listenable, but it lacks the depth, like most music of today. A few songs are catchy, of course, but it’s nothing memorable. It’s certainly not the kind of CD I’ll rush out to get, even though she recorded two songs with identical twin sister singing duo, Tegan and Sara. She has also collaborated with a few artists (that I’ve never heard of), such as Hello Goodbye, Morgan Taylor, Maia Sharp, and Marvin Etzioni.

Bottom Line: I admire Lisa Loeb for her talent, her collection of nerdy, yet cute and chic glasses, and our equal obsession with Hello Kitty. However, I feel like this isn’t the best she can do, not even by a long shot. Unfortunately, this CD doesn’t capture the talented artist that she is.

Lisa Loeb No Fairy Tale

Tracking Listing:

1. No Fairy Tale
2. The 90’s
3. Weak Day
4. Walls
5. A Hot Minute
6. Sick, Sick, Sick
7. Matches
8. Married
9. Swept Away
10. He Loved You So Much
11. Ami, I’m Sorry
12. The Worst

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Prize(s): Three winners will receive Lisa Loeb’s “No Fairy Tale” CD.

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The giveaway will conclude on February 10th.

Disclosure: This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Lisa Loeb. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.

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HilLesha O'Nan resides in Southern Indiana with her husband and 3 children. She's a lifestyle blogger that enjoys photography, fashion + beauty, traveling + adventure, gardening, and interior decorating. She is also the founder of To the Motherhood, Fashion Fling, and The Beauty Counter.

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Hello! I’m HilLesha and I love photography, fashion, beauty, home improvement, traveling, cooking, and wellness. I’m a married mom of 3 (1, 6, and 13) that resides in Evansville, Indiana. Additional info. Please contact me at

I’m also the founder of Fashion Fling and The Beauty Counter.

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