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WITF (PA) Spotlight Feature, March 2022

Top Ten EP's of 2021, Belwood Music (UK)

 

Hollan’s apparitional vocal is dulcet and instantly likeable, leaving her listener tenderly hanging on to every confessional word she says.- When The Horn Blows (UK), August 2021

 

There’s something about this record that feels like admiring the aftermath of a storm in the golden glow of sunset and finding beauty in the wreckage; something about it that bids you to look at all the broken things, both without and within, in that same light. - Belwood Music (UK) Spotlight, August 2021

 

Secret Meeting (UK) Five Right Now Feature, August 2021

This track is a gorgeous representation of that distinct, transient turbulence that meets every 20-something.- The Wild Honeypie (NYC), August 2021

A reflection in the aftermath of something important, snatching at the ghosts of what was left behind.

- Various Small Flames (UK), July 2021

"Water" on Chalkpit Record's (UK) New Music Friday, July 2021

 

"Water" is a slow, brooding track that will win you over in seconds. The intense lyrics coupled with the ardent vocals of both Hollan and Wood give way to a flowing, emotive performance. - Pittsburgh City Paper (PA), Song Spotlight, July 2021

 

There’s feeling in every inch of Hollan‘s latest tune, “I’ve Been Alone.” Anna Manotti (aka Hollan) is an artist from central Pennsylvania whose music speaks in volumes gently. - Swell Tone (Portland, OR), "I've Been Alone" single review, September 2020

 

The weight of communicating my emotional connection to the music of Anna Manotti AKA Hollan hangs heavy. It’s music that consumes me whole... - Secret Meeting (UK), "I've Been Alone" single review, September 2020

 

  Anna Manotti’s (Hollan) vocal could’ve come from any era, its deep reverence subsuming you whole, whilst her songs sound as if they’d sprung from the soil, the early recordings of Adrianne Lenker whirring round my mind. - Balloon Machine  (UK ), "Wild Man" single  review,  March 2020

 

"A writer capable of inciting emotion from even the most stony-faced."- Balloon Machine (UK), EP Review, October 2019

 

TheBurg (PA) feature, December 2019 



Surfing Sound Waves (Venice Beach) QnA feature, November 2019



"Mit ihrer Gitarre, ihrer angenehmen Stimme und ihren ruhigen Songs, eigenen sowie fremden wie beispielsweise Hallelujah von Leonard Cohen schuf sie einen entspannten Einstieg in den Abend."
English Translation: With her guitar, pleasant voice and calming songs from Leonard Cohen, for example, as well as her own, she created a relaxing start to the evening.
- Main Post (Lohr am Main, Germany), Rock Open Air Lohr
Festival Review, 2017