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Aoife ODonovan
01. Lay My Burden Down
02. Briar Rose
03. Thursdays Child
04. Red & White & Blue & Gold
05. Beekeeper
06. Fire Engine
07. Pearls
08. Glowing Heart
09. I'm Alone
10. Oh, Mama

Debut solo album from lead singer of Crooked Still recveiving amazing press and destined to one of the albums of 2013 Highly recommended.

The Sunday Times - Album of the Week (4 August 2013)

4 *** The Guardian

5***** --Maverick

'moody Americana - with teeth - from Stateside Laura Marling' --Q Magazine

'I want every note I sing to be full of purpose,' says O'Donovan, who sings so beautifully and with such sensuality' 4**** --The Telegraph

 

Robin Denselow review The Guardian 1 August 2013

After playing for a decade with the American progressive bluegrass band Crooked Still, Aoife O'Donovan records her first solo album and sets her sights on the big-league concert circuit. She has all the right credentials. She sounds cool, breathy and relaxed whether she is singing thoughtful ballads or country-rockers, and is an impressive writer, with gently mournful songs that at times are reminiscent of Joni Mitchell. Alison Krauss recorded O'Donovan's song Lay My Burden Down on her Paper Airplane album, and Aoife's own version opens this set, now dressed up with layers of pedal steel and clonking guitars. The production work by the celebrated Tucker Martine is sometimes too lush, but there are some fine songs here, from the mournful Briar Rose, a bleak reworking of the Sleeping Beauty story, to the sturdy country song Oh, Mama. She is surely the next Americana celebrity.

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