Hope all is fine with you folks - Feeling a little discombobulated here, as I mentioned earlier on twitter, the job that brought me here to Amsterdam three and a half years ago has ended, which is a pity in a few ways, and a relief in a few others, as is always the case. Still, given the way that this year has gone for many, it's definitely a perfect time to be putting past grumbles and downers to one side, and looking to the future... *raises glass to you all*
"This has been a shit week in a shit year, so I'm setting my sights back a few comforting years to when today was unimaginable.
This is an artist whose style isn't one I normally dig. But her turn of phrase and tunesmithery pack a real punch, so maybe she'll win you over, too.
She's still a DIY touring *machine* even decades after this debut. The lady deserves more attention than she receives.
Teaser: I snapped the cover portrait."
Okaydoke. Direct download is here (right-click, save as), and the spoiler-filled HearThis stream is...
See you 8pm GMT.