It Was A Homecoming For Nicole Atkins At Sea.Hear.Now Nicole Atkins' 50’s crooner style psychedelia enchants Asbury Park
ASBURY PARK, NJ-
“… Local singer songwriter Nicole Atkins returned home to Asbury Park on Sunday, much to the delight of her fans. Atkins who was born in Neptune NJ, relocated to North Carolina soon after graduating High School to pursue her education and music. Influenced by 50’s crooner style music as well as psychedelia Atkins possesses a style all to herself.
Atkins and her band mates took the stage wearing identical black shirts with the word “Goodnight” across the chest, promoting their latest album “Goodnight Ronda Lee”. Atkins, as an artist, reached deep inside herself in a very personal way when crafting her latest album. The reference to Ronda Lee is really a reference to herself, with the album representing her overcoming alcohol and other personal issues, Atkins clearly showing a vulnerability and strength through song.
Nicole had a joyful reunion with her Asbury Park fans who clearly missed this talented singer songwriter. Atkins’ performance was moving, with her dreamy but slightly raspy vocals complimented by her band’s tight playing. She played a nice mixture of songs including the title track from her new album “Goodnight Ronda Lee” and “A Night of Serious Drinking“ leaving her fans wishing for more …”