Cited as a "Top 12 D.I.Y." by The Performing Songwriter Magazine in 1998, Kym's debut features a top-notch ensemble including Michael Manring on bass (Michael Hedges, John Gorka) and Julie Wolf on accordion (Ani DiFranco, Laura Love).
"On her self-titled debut (out on Seattle's Cake Records), Kym Tuvim has aimed for your souls and set her phasar on stun. Tuvim's voice is, first and foremost, an exceptional tour de force that is only rivaled by her rich ability as a songwriter." (Indie-Music.com)
"Kym Tuvim's music is made up of deep and heartfelt musings that are breathed to life by her passionate voice. Her singing is dynamic and intelligent in that she knows when to hold back, and when to let go. She'd be perfect on the main stage at the Lilith Fair." (Listen.com)
"Kym Tuvim's music is truly moving. Her songs are a wonderful blend of emotional depth and musical sophistication." (Michael Manring, Noted Bassist)
"Kym Tuvim has a huge voice, one that fills rooms and gets compared to Tracy Chapman, if only because it pulls you in the instant you hear it." (The Rocket, Seattle)
"Tuvim's music could easily crash the mainstream and woo listeners by the boxcar load." (Worcester Telegram & Gazette, MA)
"Tuvim is one of Seattle's finest singer-songwriters." (The Stranger, Seattle)
"Gifted both as a performer and writer, Kym Tuvim's voice packs an emotional wallup that is missing from all too many folks I listen to." (James Graves, WFSS, Public Radio for the Carolina Sandhills)