This is Laura's debut release. Here's what people are saying about it: 'Laura Golden's voice is in fact quite golden. ...We are not meant to come at this record with presuppositions, but rather to let this record happen to us, and let it's quiet majesty flow over us. ... her material, though apparently simple, is very much about exploration. ...Golden's classy voice, solid instrumentation, and transparent writing are consistently good. ...When you find then that it's a rainy Sunday, pop this in your stereo for the perfect intimate effect. I know I'm glad I had the chance to get acquainted.' 'It lifts up my soul!' 'Laura's voice and playing spin us through revolving doors into new rooms, flights and roamings, all in a wonderfully percussive, warm, yet wistful way...pulling the listener through both loud and quiet places of the heart.' '...I'm learning these songs without even trying. I'm whistling and humming them. What a thing!' 'There are 25 slots in my CD deck and there are 25 discs of my favorite music in it. The one getting the most play lately is yours...this is beautiful artistry.' '...we are sitting here in the candlelight...your music / imagery / voice: mesmerizing.' 'Full of warmth, humor, and tenderness' '...the hook line from Braced for the Blues snapshots this basic tendency in such a catchy, infectious way.' ' I just keep listening to it over and over.' At age ten, Laura picked up a guitar and began teaching herself to play, writing songs and instrumental pieces, and playing whatever she could unravel by ear. As the typical responsibilities of adulthood set in, playing music was relegated to Occasional Luxury Item status. In the last few years, however, writing, singing, and playing have all come back to the center, where she feel they belong in her life. Laura currently lives and performs in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.