Connie Mims
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  • That's The Way My Love Is
    Genre: Adult Contemporary
    MP3 (03:49) [8.75 MB]
  • My Wedding Day
    Genre: Americana
    MP3 (03:19) [7.59 MB]
  • Maybe By Topeka
    Genre: Alt. Country
    MP3 (03:32) [8.09 MB]
  • Walking It Home
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (03:58) [9.07 MB]
  • The Same
    Genre: Pop
    MP3 (03:03) [7 MB]
  • Hole In My Heart
    Genre: Rock
    MP3 (03:21) [7.68 MB]
  • Lose My Light
    Genre: Soft Rock
    MP3 (04:23) [10.04 MB]
  • Anywhere My Heart Goes
    Genre: Country
    MP3 (03:23) [7.75 MB]
  • Cowgirl Up
    Genre: Country
    MP3 (04:14) [9.7 MB]
  • Go Deep
    Genre: Pop-Folk
    MP3 (04:25) [10.12 MB]
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By John Parks, Southwest Airlines’ SPIRIT Magazine, December 2007, Eight Diversions, Page 157-8

Longtime Texas singer-songwriter Connie Mims displays her impressive pop/rock chops on her first solo album since 1983.

Mims wowed audiences throughout the 1970s as a member of such seminal Lone Star State bands as the acoustic Wheatfield and the electrified St. Elmo’s Fire. Both groups enjoyed broad exposure through extensive American touring, highlighted by gigs at L.A.’s Troubadour and performances on the PBS series Austin City Limits. But neither ever achieved the success of other country crossover groups of the time like the Eagles and Poco.

A smooth blend of pop/rock with a light country groove. With help from legendary Texas keyboardist Riley Osbourne, Mims serves up ten songs, mostly self-composed, that range from bluesy ballad “That’s the Way My Love Is” to the high-energy rock of “Anywhere My Heart Goes” to the ethereal, Joni Mitchell-inspired title track, “Go Deep”. For Mims, accessibility matters most in modern music. “I wanted to produce memorable songs that people didn’t have to struggle to understand,” she says. “I just want them to be able to sing along”.

Even if you missed her at the Kerrville Folk Festival and other venues around the Southwest, you might have heard her singing the praises of Blue Bell Ice Cream in the company’s classic commercials.

December 12th, Canela Records
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    Connie Mims brings her seasoned skills to GO DEEP, a ten-cut collection of her recognizable progressive style. Blending influences from folk, rock, pop, and country, Mims pens the majority of the album and delivers in memorable fashion.
  • Influences:
    Bonnie Raitt, Joni Mitchell, Shawn Colvin, Sheryl Crow
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    11/13/12 12:19:10
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