Album reviews: Michael Nau, Emeli Sande and Honeyblood
ALBUM OF THE WEEK Michael Nau Mowing (Full Time Hobby)
A beautiful mix of fragile acoustic guitar, plinky-plonk piano and Nau’s matter-of-fact vocals, all wrapped up in a mellow, almost wood-smoked 1970s sound. The bossa nova-driven Maralou, reggae-soul gem Love Survive and fuzzy breeze of The Glass are all outstanding.
Honeyblood Babes Never Die (FatCat)
The beauty of Honeyblood’s music lies in the pockets of melancholy, even sadness, that Glasgow duo Stina Tweeddale and Cat Myers weave between their bludgeoning, bass-heavy riffs and 1950s-style call and response chanting. Stina’s superb... read more
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