Martha Wainwright - Martha Wainwright
Written by Administrator    Wednesday, 12 August 2009 21:06    PDF Print E-mail

Tags: 2005 | Martha Wainwright | Reviews

Martha Wainwright - Martha WainwrightWhether singing tender songs of vulnerability like “Far Away” or tearing the roof off with such raging confessionals as “Ball & Chain,” Wainwright delivers a formidable debut. Having dutifully sung with Rufus for years, she now conscripts her brother for backup duty on “Don’t Forget” and “The Maker.” Martha offers an exquisite reading of the 19th century ballad “Whither Must I Wander,” but her soul-baring “Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole” is the tour-de-force track that declares she has, unmistakably, arrived.

Apr. 12



Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Reddit! Del.icio.us! Mixx! Free and Open Source Software News Google! Live! Facebook! StumbleUpon! TwitThis Joomla Free PHP
Last Updated ( Saturday, 09 January 2010 09:23 )
 

Reviews

News image

Various artists - Wild: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

2014 | Administrator | Monday, 3 November 2014

This soundtrack for the movie adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s bestselling memoir, starring Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon, features some inspired choices. Bruce Springsteen’s “Tougher Than the Test,” Simon & Garfunkel’s “Homeward...

News image

Various artists - Girls Volume 2: Music from the HBO Original Series

2014 | Administrator | Sunday, 16 February 2014

Music is central to Lena Dunham’s acclaimed TV series, about the post-college lives of four young women. So it’s natural that its second soundtrack sounds a lot like the personal...

News image

Whitney Houston - Live: Her Greatest Performances

2014 | Administrator | Friday, 24 October 2014

“There was no one like her,” says impresario Clive Davis, who has assembled Whitney’s best live moments on CD and DVD. Included are such memorable tracks as her 1985 delivery...

News image

Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones - Foreverly

2014 | Administrator | Monday, 6 January 2014

Don and Phil Everly surprised everyone in 1958 by turning their backs on a chart-topping pop career to release Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, a collection of old country and...

Features

News image

The Midway State - From Riches to Rags and Back Again

2012 | Administrator | Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Nathan Ferraro doesn’t seem the least bit bitter—which is surprising, given everything he’s been through. In fact, the affable, afro-haired frontman exudes all the serenity...

News image

A Tribe Called Red

2013 | Administrator | Thursday, 10 October 2013

Ian Campeau will never forget the first Electric Pow Wow night. It was 2008 and he and fellow aboriginal DJ Bear Witness had the idea...

News image

Kathleen Edwards is an Emotional Voyageur

2012 | Administrator | Tuesday, 13 December 2011

A lot can change in four years—especially in the music world. In 2008, when Kathleen Edwards released her album Asking for Flowers, the Ottawa native...

News image

Great Lake Swimmers' new energy

2012 | Administrator | Sunday, 3 June 2012

For Tony Dekker, recording—like real estate—is all about location. The Great Lake Swimmers frontman has made a habit of working in unusual settings, beginning with...