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Zena Grieg




Profiles


Aruba Red


Zena Grieg examines a new song and video from Jack Bruce's daughter Aruba Red, which reflects on her own journey and battle with depression.




Kate Daisy Grant
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous

Zena Grieg previews vocalist/composer Kate Daisy Grant's new album which explores world lullabies.
Zena Grieg profiles this year's Glasgow Summer Sessions which will take place in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow between the 16th and 25th August.
Zena Grieg profiles this year’s Boomtown Festival which will include sets from Lauryn Hill, Prophets of Rage, the Streets, UB40 and Gogol Bordello.
Zena Grieg profiles this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals which will take place between the 23rd and 25th August.


Reviews



Roger Taylor
Ro Myra
Yebba
Kacey Musgraves

Reflective and versatile sixth solo album and first in eight years from Queen drummer Roger Taylor
Evocative and multi-layered debut album from Nebraska-raised, now Nashville-based Americana/folk singer-songwriter Ro Myra
Poignant and diverse debut album from Memphis -born singer-songwriter Yebba
Emotive and adventurous new album from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves which was inspired by her recent marriage break-up and divorce


Halsey
Maisie Peters
Lorde
Killers

Gritty and thought=provoking rock on latest album from Halsey, who came out as non-binary earlier this year
Introspective debut album from Sussex singer-songwriter Maisie Peters which reflects on her ransition from adolescence into adulthood
Reflective and stripped-back third album from acclaimed New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde
Cinematic and reflective new album from The Killers, which was inspired by frontman Brandon Flowers' return to his small and conservative home town in Utah.


Billie Eilish
Yola
Clairo
Inhaler

Compelling and thoughtful second album from multi-award-winning singer Billie Eilish
Eclectic and fiery second album from powerhouse Bristol-born and now Nashville-based singer-songwriter Yola
Intimate but frank and socially conscious second album from American singer-songwriter Clairo
Eclectic and exuberant debut album rom bestselling Irish band Inhaler


Jack Savoretti
Garbage
Del Amitri
St Vincent

Enjoyable retro and European-influenced seventh album from bestselling singer-songwriter ack Savoretti
Uncompromising yet reflective new album from much acclaimed alternative rockers Garbage
Well-crafted and eclectic first album in nineteen years from Glaswegian band Del Amitri
Thoughtful 70's retro pop on first album in four years from St. Vincent, the project of Texas-raised singer-songwriter Annie Clark


Natalie Bergman
Hayley Williams
First Aid Kit
Lake Street Dive

Powerful and therapeutic debut solo album from Wilde Bell’s Natalie Bergman recorded after the deaths of her father and stepmother in a car accident
Introspective and sparse second solo album from Paramore vocalist Hayley Williams
Excellent tribute album to Leonard Cohen recorded live over two nights at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm by sibling duo First Aid Kit
Unpredictable and innovative eighth album from Brooklyn-based five-piece act Lake Street Dive who have worked on this new release with hip-hop producer Mike Elizondo


Zara Larsson
Nick Cave And Warren Ellis
Arlo Parks
Steve Earle

Upbeat and positive latest album from acclaimed Swedish singer-songwriter and pop artist Zara Larsson
Intense and versatile collaboration between Nick Cave and his fellow Bad Seeds member Warren Ellis
Inspirational debut album whose influences include Sylvia Plath from London musician and poet, Arlo Parks
Thoughtful and emotive album from Steve Earle, in which he pays tribute to his son Justin Townes Earle who died of an accidental drugs overdose last year by covering a collection of Justin’s songs






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