GRETCHEN PETERS – ” Blackbirds “

Posted: January 30, 2015 in MUSIC
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Blackbirds, despite its dark soul is a seemingly endless trickle of loveliness… Jubilee will break your heart, sniffing and sobbing over her piano ballad, again evoking family, and what it’s like to be older. It sharpens your focus that you are now your parents, “I’m an orphan at 30”, it’s one of the saddest, yet most beautiful things I have ever heard.”

…it’s the ageing process that has us all in its grasp, yet in Gretchen Peter’s case it seems to have sharpened her pen all the more, as Blackbirds wears its dark heart on its sleeve and Gretchen draws on a grand tradition of documenting these noirish tales and the fragility of life in the most compelling

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