Wednesday, February 24 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.
Tuesday, May 1 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.
Monday, February 22 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.
Thursday, July 26 2007
The singer-songwriter known for gentle acoustics adds a backing band, but maintains a straight-down-the-middle stance on his latest release.
Wednesday, January 18 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.