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Butterfly Boucher

Butterfly Boucher

(Situation Operation; US: 17 Apr 2012; UK: Import)

Described as smart indie pop with alt rock muscle, Butterfly Boucher’s music is just that –– with touches of dance music (“5678!”) and dirtier, more austere elements (“The Weather”, “I Wanted to Be the Sun”). Boucher is just at home with the dark, dusty ballad (“Warning Bell”) as she is with slow building burner (“The Weather”). It’s hard to know whether Boucher was entirely made for these times –– the record doesn’t sound dated as much as it does sound like a throwback to a purer, more song-driven era –– but one of the record’s charms is that you don’t have to think to hard. You can let go and just feel.

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Jedd Beaudoin is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. He holds an MFA in creative writing (fiction) from Wichita State University and hosts Strange Currency six nights week for Wichita Public Radio. His writing has appeared in No Depression and The Crab Orchard Review as well as at websites such as Ytsejam.com and Amazon.com.


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