Tuesday, February 23 2010
Rocky Votolato has struggled with depression all his life. With True Devotion he found a way to recognize his problems and work out his demons. PopMatters talked to him about his difficult journey and the album that came out of it.
Monday, April 30 2012
With such a copacetic approach to music-making, it's unlikely that Votolato will be doing anything but preaching to the converted for quite some time.
Sunday, February 21 2010
True Devotion is adequate, average, ultimately a bit dull, but Votolato’s persona is so fundamentally likeable that True Devotion’s banality is almost comforting.
Wednesday, July 25 2007
The singer-songwriter known for gentle acoustics adds a backing band, but maintains a straight-down-the-middle stance on his latest release.
Tuesday, January 17 2006
This is an album of refreshingly earnest songwriting and sweet vocals. Makers is as relaxed as cold lemonade on a summer afternoon.
Thursday, April 8 2010
Rocky Votolato isn’t a physically imposing man, but he carries a lot of presence. That presence was palpable Monday night in Toronto, filling the small room of the Drake Underground and grabbing everyone’s attention.