Zena Grieg - Reviews


Sigrid - How to Let Go

Thoughtful and experimental electronica on second album from chart-storming Norwegian singer-songwriter Sigrid

Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt - Just Like That...

Powerful and reflective combination of original compositions and covers on first album in six years from California-based singer Bonnie Raitt

Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway

Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway - Crooked Tree

Eclectic bluegrass and country rock on third album from singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle

Josie Bello

Josie Bello - Resilience

Thoughtful and sensitive mix of folk, rock and country on confident third album from American singer-songwriter Josie Bello

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts - Changeup

Excellent acoustic album from Joan Jett which features new versions of her best-known songs in a more intimate setting


Bonham-Bullick - Bonham-Bullick

Eclectic covers album from Deborah Bonham, the younger sister of Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham, and her guitarist husband Peter Bullick

Maren Morris

Maren Morris - Humble Quest

Evocative combination of folk, country and pop on third album from award winning American singer-songwriter Maren Morris

Ella Henderson

Ella Henderson - Everything I Didn't Say

Confident but thought-provoking and bluntly honest second album and first in eight years from singer-songwriter Ella Henderson

Nilufer Yanya

Nilufer Yanya - Painless

Minimalist and ethereal second album which reflects on vulnerability and dislocation from London-based singer-songwriter Nilufer Yanya

Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne - Love Sux

Raucously energetic and fiery comeback album from Canadian singer Avril Lavigne which marks a return to her pop-punk roots

Lilly of the West

Lilly of the West - Swings and Heartaches Vol. 2

Eclectic and quirky collection of covers on twelfth album from Bulgarian bluegrass group Lilly of the West

Joss Stone

Joss Stone - Never Forget My Love

Exuberant first album in seven years from acclaimed singer-songwriter Joss Stone


Bastille - Give Me The Future

Expansive and experimental science fiction-themed fourth album from London-based stadium act Bastille

Dewey and Leslie Brown with The Carolina Gentlemen

Dewey and Leslie Brown with The Carolina Gentlemen - Jealousy

Traditional but distinctive bluegrass on second album from Appalachian-rooted husband and wife duo Dewey and Leslie Brown with backing band The Carolina Gentlemen

Janis Ian

Janis Ian - The Light at the End of the Line

Eclectic and powerful first album in fifteen years from Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Janis Ian which she says will be her last and proves a fitting conclusion to her unique musical career.

Lydia Brownfield

Lydia Brownfield - Dig

Versatile and reflective album from Ohio-based singer-songwriter and emerging talent Lydia Brownfield inspired by romantic break-up and divorce


Marina - Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land (Deluxe Edition)

Appealing combination of the political with the personal on surprising and enjoyable fifth album from Welsh singer-songwriter Marina which originally released last year has now come out in a deluxe edition

Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett - Things Take Time, Take Time

Understated but uplifting third album from Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett

Neil Young And Crazy Horse

Neil Young And Crazy Horse - Barn

Urgent and reflective fourteenth album from Neil Young with with his original backing group Crazy Horse

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys - Keys

Versatile double album from Alicia Keys which is split into two parts, one consisting of new songs, and the other of reworkings of songs from her back catalogue