It didn’t take long for Americana-country songstress Francine Honey to become a star with reviewers, bloggers, radio programmers and streaming playlisters around the world. Several campaigns deep now, Francine’s music can be heard worldwide on radio stations across Canada and beyond including France, Ireland, the U.S.A., U.K., Spain and more. Her music has been playlisted too many times to count and includes influencers such as Bandrec, Songlistr, Smooth Indie, Roots, Rednecks & Radicals, and so many more.
And this is only a taste of all the rave reviews that have come pouring in for Francine’s latest release ‘To Be Continued…’, which was also nominated ‘Album Of The Year’ and ‘Album Of The Week’ by Indieshark.
"…Honey exudes an honesty in her singing and writing and its easy to see why she has won so many awards in her songwriting journey.
“...remarkable new single...as glittery as anything currently topping the Billboard charts…
INDIE MUSIC REVIEW
“…a wealth of melodic magic that you don’t find every day…"
THE MUSIC REVIEWS
"Honey gets as real as she’s ever been … and subsequently dispenses her most relatable and endearing song so far."
“...a rootsy ballad worth your time...music enthusiasts who live for contemplative Americana really can’t go wrong with what Francine Honey has compiled for us in “Stay,” which collectively sets the bar just a little higher…"
“...a life lesson in the form of a melodic poem...a stellar record, and this single and music video are its crown jewel."
“…a classy singer doing what she does better than most anyone else in her scene can...If there’s one artist that serious Americana aficionados should be following this year, it is unquestionably Francine Honey, who is pulling out the big guns in her new music video and rebelling against the meager standards of a mainstream country sound that is anything but exciting these days."
PICK OF THE WEEK! "Sensuous string arrangements and vivacious vocal spectacles are what I’ve come to expect from Honey, and she delivers nothing short of her very best in this latest release...She’s got a fire that I don’t see going out any time soon."
"Honey brings everything that she’s got as a singer to the table in this song...a major turning point for her journey towards stardom."
“...finding her place atop a crowded country hierarchy...intimate and charismatic…a noteworthy highpoint in her young career."
“...brimming with warm harmonies that are as sprawling in style as they are simple in design...a picture window into the heart of one of country’s burgeoning powerhouses."
"Francine Honey...taps into the shimmering magic of the Nashville Sound, a golden waltz number that’ll leave you in a daze."
B-SIDES & BADLANDS
"This song was a semi-finalist in the Blues and Americana categories of the International Songwriting Competition, and rightly so. It’s powerful.”
EASTPORTLAND MUSIC BLOG
"Francine Honey has labored mightily to perfect her art and we reap the rewards with every track on her third release."
THE MUSIC REVIEWS
“…superbly written...it’s a real pleasure to hear how Honey leans into the chorus vocal and achieves everything she wants without ever coming off ham-fisted.”
CARLITO’S MUSIC BLOG
“..a strong singer/songwriter sensibility far outside the purview of many of her peers and contemporaries...brimming over with wisdom and.freewheeling musical spirit."
INDIE SHARK MUSIC
“...particularly thoughtful and well constructed arrangements…”
INDIE MUSIC REVIEW
“...a rich, welcoming adventure for those who who embrace pensive, cautious and gorgeous songwriting.”
TAKE EFFECT REVIEWS
“...a modern sound with rough and ready traditionalist country ...Honey’s voice holds everything to together with a zesty performance."
“...heartfelt, inspired original lyrics...freewheeling and full of life…"
“...infectious from the moment that it touches down...you could definitely make the case for this being the most accessible Canadian country album of the year."
“...a signature all its own...Americana is a popular subgenre in modern music, to be sure, but practitioners the caliber of Francine Honey are a breed apart."
"There’s something for almost every taste among these 11 tracks... wistful harmonies that ache with a yearning that is anything but disingenuous."
"Another exceptional musical export from the Great White North...an authentic and individualistic interpreter of Americana…”
“...an endearing old world charm that is far from the plasticity of the mainstream….Honey’s vocals undisputedly steal the show."
“...amazingly tender vocal stylings...Honey is going places fast..."
“...Honey is in the primetime now, and this is her very best work yet…"
INDIE MUSIC REVIEWS
“...a strong contender for best video and single of the year."
“...spellbinding ballads...Canadian country music simply doesn’t get much better than what this skillful songwriter has done in her new record’s eleven engaging songs."
"…one of my favorite new music videos of 2019 …”
“...appealing and uncomplicated.."
“…a rousing country tune...This one will get your boots on the dance floor.”
LA MUSIC CRITIC/INDIE VOICE Monday MashUp
“…a wonderful calling card for a talented and schooled musician on the move.”
CHALKED UP REVIEWS