the good things they wrote...
"...everything about this album is right; she has the gift of constructing memorable songs; quality melodies and smart (probably beyond her years) lyrics"
— Rob Ross
"..Lyrically, comparisons to folks like Dylan and Kristofferson are warranted as she has a way of taking relatable topics and making them come off as fresh and original."
— John B. Moore
"At Iota, she made Bob Dylan’s 'Isis' sound like one of her own longer, more conversational compositions...the most exhilarating moments of the Iota show entered uncharted territory...her dynamic set traveled beyond both Egypt and Americana."
— Mark Jenkins
"...reminds us of an Egyptian Patsy Cline with influences from Elvis Costello and Presley both."
"...all of it draped in a sound that’s countrified lush but intimately sincere, attributes that, while surely the result of all that patience meeting all that talent and converging in the trailing wake of Ms Said’s pen, will regardless ensure her of a lasting and rewarding future. √√√½"
— Dave Cantrell
Sept 17, 2016 BLURT ONLINE: Watch New Video by Lisa Said by Fred Mills
Aug 29, 2016 THE MORTON REPORT: Big Pleasures from Little-Known Acts by Jeff Berger
FIRST TIME, LONG TIME EP reviews
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Dec 31, 2015 Stereo Embers: LIGHTNING STRIKES – Quick but essential reviews... by Dave Cantrell
Dec 30, 2015 Ink19 Review: EP Review by Bob Pomeroy
Dec 15, 2015 Jersey Beat: EP review by Leslie Snyder
Dec 12, 2015 Dagger Zine: EP review by Tim Hinely
Dec 5, 2015 The National UAE: Lisa Said combines her musical passions on new EP by Si Hawkins
Dec 1, 2015 DC Rock Live: EP Review by David Hinz
Nov 24, 2015 Stereo Embers EXCLUSIVE VIDEO DEBUT – Wonderfully Reckless “Hard to Brake” by David Cantrell
Nov 23, 2015 Zachary Mule: EP review by Darren Tracy
on the radio...
March 14, 2017 as an in-studio guest on WERA StageCraft with Alex Vidales & Don Zientara
Sept 9, 2016 as phone guest on The Culture News with David Serero
Aug 23, 2016 as special guest on DC Music Rocks