I must admit, I’ve not much of a clue how my own Top 20 is going to shape up at the moment. But one record that will probably feature in there, and one that I’ve been playing an increasing amount over the past few weeks, is Frazey Ford’s “Indian Ocean”.
Ford, to be honest, is not someone whose work I’m overly familiar with, either as part of the Be Good Tanyas or solo; hopefully, that’ll change once I get over the obsessive phase with “Indian Ocean”. Saddling her with a genre, I’ve always assumed Ford was a folk singer, but this second solo album puts her deep into a country-soul place, a world of vintage vinyl, elevated playlists and Light In The Attic comps, and one squatted by Cat Power on “The Greatest”.
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