Halfway Through Night
Halfway, through Night is the debut CD of Randy Mason, a captivating new artist whose work draws upon the mystical while remaining firmly grounded in the everyday world. With a compelling combination of beauty and power, these songs convey messages of hope, anger, love, and the haunting need of the soul. Even the most casual listen will leave you touched in some way. Randy Mason can take you on a journey through the darkness in the safety of the light: halfway, through night. Some biographical notes: Randy Mason is a seasoned musician and songwriter who has performed her acoustic-driven rock in varying musical contexts over the years. Recently recognized by Sennheiser Corporation for her songwriting ability, she was chosen as one of 100 finalists (out of over 100,000 entries) in their Evolution 2000 Songwriting Contest. 'Halfway, through Night' received excellent reviews from both fans and music critics alike (see below). When it was distributed to a small group of Gavin-reporting college radio stations, it generated extensive airplay, often charting in the Top 10. According to Program Director Scott Dalton, it may be the longest-running CD in the history of WAIH, NY. A unique, multi-faceted artist, Ms. Mason's music is simultaneously beautiful, powerful, catchy, and haunting. Her lyrics are reflective, insightful, and dark, but ultimately uplifting. These two components, coupled with the energy and sincerity of her performances, leave audiences deeply affected. Playing electric and acoustic guitar, Ms. Mason is joined in performance by the solid rhythm section of Eric Mauriello (bass) and Phil Bloom (drums/percussion). Both of these musicians have toured and/or recorded with major label artists. An impressive talent, Randy Mason's songs are an unforgettable musical experience for both the heart and the soul. Fans say: 'Timeless...Haunting lyrics...' 'Your songs hit me like a ton of steel...The words and your voice touched the very heart of me and brought tears to my eyes...' Mike C. 'This renaissance tough girl has captured 'heart and soul' in five hypnotic tracks. Randy Mason is an extraordinary talent.' Lisa S. 'Her lyrics are poignant, intelligent, and they cut right to the soul.' Marlene W. 'Music that can take you away...or bring you back to what's real.' Dana M.