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Feature Article: Kathleen Edwards is an Emotional Voyageur

Feature Article: Kathleen Edwards is an Emotional Voyageur
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 was known primarily for story songs about other characters, some drawn from real-life headlines, and an alt-country sound she shaped with her husband, guitarist Colin Cripps. Fast forward to 2012: Edwards has a brave new album, Voyageur , made up almost entirely of first-person narratives and an engaging sound steeped in multi-textured pop that owes a good deal to its U.S. producer, Justin Vernon, also known as ethereal electronic folk star Bon Iver, who just happens to be her new boyfriend. Sitting on a park bench overlooking the Toronto skyl...
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