When a music critic declares an album “perfect,” it tends to say more about that listener’s enthusiasm—and, perhaps, hubris—than it does about the record. So I’m holding myself back from that kind of overreach here.
Here is Giddens’ chance to step into a solo spotlight under her own name for the first time, and what does she do? She shows respect to a legacy of performers who have come before her.
One of those names in particular just might become your new favorite rock n’ roll guitarist. (Hint: Are you a fan of the movie Amélie?)
Check out my latest edition of “Listening Closer.” Listen to a track from Tomorrow is My Turn, and learn about the inspirations for this incredible record.