Before a word is sung, Spanking Charlene captivates the listener with their high-energy and soul-meets-funk rhythm. Then vocalist Charlene McPherson opens her mouth, and suddenly the music takes on a whole new level. ”


McPherson’s powerhouse voice slashes across bombastic layers of sonic electric guitar like a razorblade in a girl-on-girl jail fight. Her ability to pull dirty growls and soprano highs deep from her soul and breathe them into each song reminds me of the massive talent of yesteryear”

The Aquarian Weekly

When it comes to singers, McPherson is a phenomenal one: an outraged, wounded wail like hers only comes around every few years.”

New York Music Daily