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Runway Lights (2014) 

"A lovely collection of anthems, ballads and hymns that changes moods consistently, especially when the horns make an appearance, but sustains a soulful, mesmeric vibe throughout." - Timothy Finn, The Kansas City Star / Back to Rockville

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article733854.html#storylink=cpy

"On her latest album, Runway Lights, a lot of what Swenson is trying to communicate comes across in big, sweeping arrangements. These songs are rich and varied, with lush, bedroom-y synths, bighearted horns and soul elements. Swenson's voice is a versatile instrument, one she can push to a delicate, flickering falsetto ("Sometimes I Hold You") or keep at a playful soprano ("Good Boys Win")." - Natalie Gallagher, The Pitch

"I'm three times through it and I love it ... This album feels like a really good story." - Chris Haghirian, Middle of the Map Fest, INK Magazine, KC Star

"It's smooth, it's mega well produced, like a crafted Irish whiskey or a blacksmith's hammer." - Andrew Farmer, Sons of Caliber

"Effortlessly cool. Runway Lights is almost hypnotic, and Sara Swenson is the real deal." - Ciaran Lavery, singer-songwriter

"Her ideas for the shape and sound of the album are ambitious, but grounded in real emotions, and real purpose...She's a regular engine of profound, emotional art." - Don Chaffer, ProducerWaterdeep
  • I planted this sapling in fourth grade on Arbor Day at my parents' house. Something special to watch it grow over the years. (Sad the ash tree disease will be bringing it down soon.)
    I planted this sapling in fourth grade on Arbor Day at my parents' house. Something special to watch it grow over the years. (Sad the ash tree disease will be bringing it down soon.)
  • We've opened the baby gates to allow for a more free-range Lucy. We don't have enough drawer and cabinet locks yet, but at least we have spatulas.
    We've opened the baby gates to allow for a more free-range Lucy. We don't have enough drawer and cabinet locks yet, but at least we have spatulas.
  • Garage sale play kitchen. Guess we're not super into healthy food, eh? Yikes.
    Garage sale play kitchen. Guess we're not super into healthy food, eh? Yikes.
  • She started giving out kisses this week. Goodness, she fills my heart. ❤️😘
    She started giving out kisses this week. Goodness, she fills my heart. ❤️😘
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