RIGHT ON RECORDS, 2002
When interviewing or reviewing Melissa Ferrick, the gay press has never been able to resist triteness such as referring to Ferrick as "The Other Melissa." Unlike her like-named contemporary, however, Ferrick is a three-chord rocker who has never lived up to the potential of her early work.
Her stunning 1993 debut Massive Blur and the 1995 follow-up Willing to Wait suggested that Ferrick would be the one of the two Melissas worth watching over the long haul. Ferrick can bring an incredible soulful energy to song. Her contribution to the Pro-Choice anthology Spirit of 73, a cover of Roberta Flack's "Feel Like Making …