I’m in love with a new singer. Her name is Valerie June. She’s from Tennessee and she’s been on the scene for the past couple of years, producing self and crowd funded music but she teamed up with Concord Records to release her latest album, Pushin’ Against a Stone. Her sound is blue grass, blues and rock. I really like her nasally voice. There’s something gritty but beautiful about it. According to Wikipedia, she was born in 1982 but her music channels something older and deeper. Pushin’ Against a Stone comes out officially tomorrow but they’ve been teasing us for months with snippets. Exhibit A:
You can also preview Pushin Against a Stone at NPR Music.
#31WriteNow day 12. I’m still going!