It's not exactly Fromelles, or even the streets of Ferguson where one of many black men was shot by the police. Though the shots of a political war could be heard throughout the Grammy Awards as artists such as Beyonce took mostly subtle aim at President Trump, in her case with with reminders that her black consciousness album, Lemonade, made to "confront issues that make us uncomfortable", was intended to show her children they should be able to look at the Grammys, the Supe
Dragonfly (Essence/Warner) If I tell you that Dragonfly is a solid Kasey Chambers album does that make you feel good or concerned? Whether you fall for or fall away from this album may depend on that answer. Other words to apply here are thorough, respectable, attractive, rocking (in parts), touched with bluegrass, wordy, momentarily pop-ish, relatively impersonal, briefly weirdly personal (though only partly true), and not short of songs thank you very much.