Monday, June 25 2012
To say that Anais Mitchell has followed her brilliant opera album Hadestownwith another gem of a record is an understatement. Young Man in America explores what it is to be a man, whether through the eyes of her writer father or a mythological man obsessed with worldly pleasures.
Tuesday, January 18 2011
Slipped Discs continues with the return of a '60s pop heartthrob, the best underappreciated hip-hip album of the year, the resurrection of a legendary '80s band, some great beats from M.I.A. and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.
Thursday, March 15 2012
Like a Mississippi Mary Poppins, Anaïs Mitchell gets America's wasted youth to tidy their room and sing in harmony.
Monday, July 19 2010
Out of Greek myth, Anaïs Mitchell fashions an Americana classic.
Monday, April 16 2007
There is short supply of young songwriters with fresh faces and even fresher voices who write as intensely personal, passionate and literate lyrics as Mitchell does.