Jessica Lea Mayfield
is tall. That was the first thing I noticed as she approached me on the balcony of Webster Hall two weeks ago; she looked so much shorter on stage. This meeting occurred minutes after her stunning set, consisting mostly of the heartfelt songs from Blasphemy So Heartfelt
, her impressive debut record. Being younger than me, I guess I naturally assumed she'd just be shorter. To be fair, I am not a basketball player. I'm more like Billy Crystal. And although young, Mayfield has a rustic, powerful voice. Musical talent always tends to seem taller in person.
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