Today Was a Good Day captures Lucy Spraggan's profound happiness and sincere love. For Spraggan, these are the necessary components for personal fulfillment while also serving as the tenants for a stellar album.
Asylum Records was famously home to the finest singer/songwriters of the '70s, including Joni Mitchell and Judee Sill. But, as a Japanese reissue of another woman's work proves, some of its biggest talents went unnoticed. Charles Donovan talks to Karen Alexander.
The alchemy developed between artists paired to create tunes for other people could be hit-and-mysterious, but this duo of Nashville-based musicians (Hush Kids) finally saw the writing on the wall to deliver a welcoming, relaxing respite.