SCOUT NIBLETT – “IT’S UP TO EMMA” (DRAG CITY)

Blending raw minimalism with beautiful sentiment, It’s Up To Emma both rips and soars, with as many loud snare cracks as it has lush string arrangements.  “My Man” slowly boils to life with twangy electric guitar & delicate violins.  Drum rolls fill “Woman And Man”.  Later,  we get a dirge-like cover of TLC’s “No Scrubs”.

PLAY: 2, 3, 5, 7, 8

FCC: 1

RIYL: WAXAHATCHEE, Cat Power, Songs: Ohia, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, early PJ Harvey & Chelsea Wolfe

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