The thematic connections between these 10 Laura Veirs songs and our current situation are somewhat coincidental, or maybe just the result of kismet or karmic or something in the zeitgeist.
My Brightest Diamond: "Just writing something simple can be really powerful. I think it's taken me a long time to do something simple and feel it is enough."
As someone who takes the moniker My Brightest Diamond knows, a glittering exterior offers its own rewards. Nova has a crystalline voice that she frequently uses in sharp, angular ways.
Scottish chamber pop ensemble Modern Studies document and detail the unknown with strong writing and recording on their second album Welcome Strangers.
After a collaborative album with k.d. lang and Neko Case, Laura Veirs re-emerges with a delicate, deliberate collection of folk-pop wonders, as well as a love for the Pixar film Coco and all things coffee.
After the comparatively brash Warp And Weft, the geology-pop legend Laura Veirs returns with a more elaborate, luxurious sound for her tenth long-player.
Indie rockers Matthew Fountain and the Whereabouts create something totally new as they delve into the unknown with their eclectic blend of organic and synthetic instruments.