MARCH 30, 2017 by Valerie June
Valerie June is likely an acquired taste. Her voice is a nasally but tuneful soprano/mezzo soprano, imbued with a Tennessee twang when the material calls for it, and she sings so quietly you’ll strain to hear her. So the first thing you’ll need to do is turn this album up loud. You won’t be disappointed, either, as the 12 songs here are deceptively rich and volume helps separate the arrangements. Read more here.