"I'm totally hooked on the Barbara J.Hunt CD...".
“This is sensuous, spiritual music” Malcolm G
“Barbara J Hunt, what a superb voice with hints of Joni Mitchell and some really top class original material and an especially good version of a song which was constructed around Amazing Grace - you have to hear it”
“Amazing Grace.... a fusion of her own work and the original Amazing Grace which reminded me of Eva Cassidy’s Over The Rainbow…. but better.”
“Wow... a singer who can really sing.... very impressed”
The three things Barbara is most often acknowledged for are her pure, lyrical voice, her idiosyncratic guitar style (often using open tunings) and her ability for her songs to “move grown men to tears.”
Two of Barbara’s songs were recently used in the 2006 British comedy movie “Confetti”. Live performances of Barbara’s songs, “King Of My Heart” and a snippet of “Play My Heart”, are the soundtrack to the naturist wedding scene.
"Her music captures her soul, it's so spiritual, magical - and Barbara just oozes with talent. I predict she is destined to be a major star." Bristol Evening Post
This is one very strong album, meticulous in every detail." Mike Scott
""More Rain"... Simply breathtaking." J Blurton
"Haunting songs and a glorious voice.." Bruton Arts
"I thought you were singing beatifully the other night. Your voice is gentle and you are able to give out a range of subtle expressions which affect a very emotional experience. I stopped dancing two years ago and swore I would never have anything to do with dance again. Your last song on Thursday (Amazing Grace) dare I say it actually made me want to dance again for a moment." T N-W
In Barbara's own words:
"The only thing that REALLY matters is that we wake up.
Meanwhile, you can see me performing my song "King Of My Heart" in the British comedy movie, "Confetti" (2006) during the naturist wedding scene.
I was once told, by a friend who was quoting some ancient wisdom, that in order to become a perfect painter, first you become perfect and then you just paint.
This is partly what's kept me so long. Plus I love making music so much, my painting gets neglected.
I write songs about what fascinates me: the mysteries of life, the universe and everything, love, sex, spirit, and chocolate, but not usually all in the same song and actually, I haven't written anything about chocolate yet. I also have a strict "no dolphins" policy in all my lyrics...
I think of myself as an Integral Artist which means that I am living and working out of an awareness that encompasses all aspects of my being - physical, emotional, spiritual, shadow, my inner and outer life and as a person of my local, national and global communities.
During the recording process of my most recent album "Play My Heart", I remember standing in my kitchen late one evening, listening to a Leonard Cohen song, and after it had ended, I felt better, ..home.., healed. And I thought ..that's what I want my songs to do, too...
"BUT WHAT DOES SHE MEAN; "INTEGRAL SINGER-SONGWRITER"??? - Check out the Integral Institute at www.integralnaked.org and they'll explain everything. Seriously - pretty much EVERYTHING..."
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OTHERS HAVE SAID:
“..love the clarity and the superb surety in your delivery.....I understand exactly why you wrote..."""..that's what I want my songs to do, too...""".... if it helps then I can assure you they did for me....” G. Balch
“Your songs are really beautiful and inspiring.” Marcie
“I love the underlying spiritual message in all your songs. King Of My Heart really appealed to me for it's haunting melody and spiritual yearning.” Aquavenus
“i have been looking for you album in shops for so long after seeing confetti, king of my heart nearly brought me to tears. so excited about finally having your album.i think your work is beautiful! would love to see you live!” A. Hog
“There is an especially nice edge to your music that keeps it in my head.”
“Amazingly brave to call a song that, amazing to write such a song. I can only guess what it is about but, Amazing Grace hits all the buttons - beautiful just beautiful thank you.” Paul Rogers
“Beautiful songs and voice! Your site looks great. All the best to you.
An integral songwriter...how cool! “ Kevin
“Your music is really beautiful! I agree with your stance on music as a healing agent...It goes very deep-even pets respond to it.” Mary Poppins
“You've got a great voice and the music is superb!” Cory
“Amazing how much you sound like Joni..but i'm sure you get that all the time. Beautiful voice, great lyrics.” Crystal Waters
“Great stuff!” Stuart Davis
“Your music sounds fantastic.You sing beautifully.The ascendancy you have over your voice is phenomenal.Your vocal intonation is impeccably magnificent.The graceful,angelic tones you emit vocally are charmingly entertaining. Your voice is extremely luscious,and ravishingly breathtaking.You are a true musical endearment”. Shifarow
“Your music is lovely and it reminds me a little bit of Joni Mitchell but with your own personal stamp” Win
“I dig your stuff!” Lee Alexander
“Your voice is beautiful and the arrangements are most beguiling. All very inspiring!” Iain Wilkinson
“This is sensuous, spiritual music” Malcolm G
“You're music is incredible!! I can't think of a better way to say that...although that doesn't do it justice. You have taken your songs and made them different, but desirable. They're gorgeous! You've done what I hope to do with my music - make it different and beautiful. I love the sound of the monks and the Cathedral bell!! its so haunting. And your voice is wonderful. God totally sings through you...wow! “ Tamsyn
“I had to get on the web & find you after hearing the haunting King of My Heart on Confetti.”
“You are fantastic. Beautiful, powerful music. I'm so happy to have found you.” Lindsay R
“I liken your music style with `water`..i think it`s spotless like `water`....it cleans my soul....please don`t think that i exaggerate..” Canan